NEW STORIES. 22/10/2021
Both institutions will promote health with training workshops in all projects
The Real Madrid Foundation and the Dr. Palomo Foundation have signed a collaboration agreement aimed at carrying out projects in Africa. Dr. Ignacio Palomo, internationally renowned gynecologist for his medical and humanitarian work, and president of the foundation that bears his name, was received at Real Madrid City through Enrique Sanchez, executive vice-president of the Real Madrid Foundation, and lvaro arbeloa, ambassador of the club and its Foundation. The event was also attended by the Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea, Miguel Edjang Angué.
The collaboration between the two institutions will launch a socio-sports education and sexual and health education project at the Escolapios school in Bata (Equatorial Guinea), which will accommodate around 100 children at risk of exclusion. All students will benefit from these workshops offered by the Dr. Palomo Foundation at Real Madrid Foundationsocio-sports schools on the African continent.
Arbeloa said at the event: “The collaboration with the Dr. Palomo Foundation in Equatorial Guinea is a fantastic opportunity to improve people’s lives by combining healthcare, education, values and sport”. Meanwhile, Ignacio Palomo said: “Prevention together with sexual and gynecological health education is essential for the future of African women. The Foundation’s activity represents the social branch of Grupo Arpa Médica and one of its objectives is to shape the future through our more than 25 years of experience in gynecology and fertility “.
Sub-Saharan Africa is the region with the highest rates of infertility and sexually transmitted diseases on the planet, which is why workshops on reproductive health will add value to the training of beneficiaries of socio-schools. sports. The Dr. Palomo Foundation has been working for five years to improve health care, with an emphasis on fertility, gynecology and the training of young people in responsible sex, motherhood and fatherhood.
The institution collaborates in the management of sustainable health systems in Equatorial Guinea, where the group recently opened the Oyala Center, a medical center for gynecology and fertility whose objective is to promote the integration of people unable to have children and improve their quality of life.