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Migrants rescued by the ship 'Aquarius' in Spain

sur in english

The 630 migrants who were rescued by the Aquarius in the Mediterranean recently are now safely in Spain. They arrived in Valencia on Sunday in three boats, including the Aquarius, and the world's press was there to meet them together with health ... professionals, interpreters and Red Cross volunteers. Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez agreed to take the migrants in after a stalemate in which Italy and Malta refused. They will receive free health care and will be able to apply for asylum.



New health centre to open early next week

Eugenio Cabezas torre de benagalbón

The new doctors’ surgery in Torre de Benagalbón, which belongs to Rincón de la Victoria, will start operating from Monday 8 May, according to the government’s equality, social services and health representatives, José Luis Ruiz Espejo and Ana Isabel ... González, who visited the centre earlier this week. Some 600 patients, previously using the Rincón de la Victoria surgery, have so far registered at the new facility, which is one of 24 new health centres to be opened in Andalucía since 2008.



Manilva town hall hopes to push through “urgent” repairs to the health centre


Manilva town hall has put forward a proposal to the Junta de Andalucía, which controls the health service in the region, for a series of improvement works to its health centre which will be funded by the council itself. According to the councillor ... responsible for Health, Juana Ortiz, the surgery is in “urgent” need of repairs. “These repairs cannot be delayed,” she said, explaining that the roof needed to be fixed and doors and windows replaced. What's more, the centre is in need of two new bathrooms



Couple demand compensation from health authorities after vasectomy fails


Ismael Robles, 31, and Susana Guillén 30, are taking legal action against the 'Servicio Andaluz de Salud' (SAS) after an operation which 'guaranteed sterilisation' failed to do so. Initially, the couple decided that Ismael would have the operation



Chefs break with tradition at Madrid Fusión


Roca explained, 5.8% of his customers, 23% of the tables and 50% of the orders are accompanied by some change for reasons of health, religion, philosophy of life or simply fashion. Faced with this challenge, the master of the room calls to "act with ... cordiality, generosity, hospitality and understanding". Putting the health of the diner in the hands of waiters and chefs is a great responsibility, but "we must enjoy the pressure, see it as a challenge. We cannot tell customers that we can't accept them



Miraculous moringa: a new product from Malaga


New beneficial health products arrive on the market every year, and moringa is one of the most acclaimed. The problem is how to incorporate these unknown foods into the diet and, above all, how to use them in the kitchen. The Malaga company ... (from the oil extracted from the seeds). It was first grown in the province of Malaga in 2007 in the Axarquía as a possible 'superfood' of the future. It is credited with innumerable nutritional properties and health benefits and is extremely rich



Andalucía health service bosses resign after protests against hospital mergers

M. D. TORTOSA / SUR seville

Growing criticism of the Junta de Andalucía's management of the public health service dramatically increased this week after the resignation of two key regional government bosses. The deputy minister for Health, Martín Blanco, and the director of ... the Andalusian public health service, Servicio Andaluz de Salud (SAS), José Manuel Aranda, left their posts. The move came after mounting street protests, particularly in Granada and Huelva, but also in other cities including Malaga, Jerez and ... want [the Junta] to open its windows and let fresh air in to clean out some 'tricksters', as I call them". Head of the Junta, Susana Díaz, has previously defended her record on public health provision, describing it as "the jewel in the crown",



Benalmadéna launches initiative to promote healthy lifestyles among children

Tony Bryant

...the 35th Día de la Fruta (Fruit Day). The Health and Education departments have joined forces for a series of programmes that will promote healthy lifestyle habits among youngsters. "With this initiative we want to recommend that students swap ... their break-time snack for a piece of fruit," explained councillor for Health, Alicia Laddaga The Spanish COSI (Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative) data shows that more than 40 per cent of children in Spain between the ages of six and nine years



Childline Gibraltar launches competition to raise awareness of mental health

Debbie Bartlett

Childline Gibraltar has launched a competition to help raise awareness about mental health issues and emotional difficulties affecting young people. Schoolchildren in years 6 to 11 are being invited to submit either a poem, a photograph, a story ... or a picture about any mental health topic or mental wellbeing to Childline by 20 January 2017. The idea is to exhibit the winning entries at a presentation ceremony on 8 February 2017 during Children’s Mental Health Week, and eventually collate them ... into a publication. The locally-based charity has seen an increase in issues such as self-harm, anxiety, depression and eating disorders, and over a third of all calls it received last year concerned a mental health topic. For further information,



Costa del Sol Hospital extension project "to resume after the summer", says minister

Nieves Castro

The Costa del Sol Health Agency has entered into the final phase of the process to revive the Costa del Sol Hospital expansion project which has been at a standstill since 2010, according to regional Health minister Marina Álvarez. Álvarez, who ... presided over the presentation of the Andalusian health service's new investigation, development and innovation strategy in Malaga on Monday, said that the administrative process to resolve the issues with the present contractor is close to completion and



17 January 1966: Atomic bombs fall on Andalusian soil


...were made to reassure local residents that there was no threat to their health - a famous photo, seen above, shows then-Minister of Tourism Manuel Fraga in the surf near Palomares, alongside US ambassador Angier Biddle Duke. In reality, however,



Running out of sense


Aman in apparent good health died in Arcos de la Frontera last weekend after being gored by a bull called Trampero. It wasn't an accidental death, as the town's Security councillor says, but the result of the absurdity of these festivals in Arcos



Hundreds attend Costa expat lifestyle show

Tony Bryant

...shows, yoga demonstrations and free health tests. One of the most popular stands was the Diabetic Support Group, which offered free testing to more than 300 people. Organiser Des Duggan said, "Such was the interest in the event that we are seriously



"We are living in the wrong time zone and that is having an effect on our health"


According to this organisation, everyone's physical and mental health would benefit if Spain reverted to the timezone it was in before the Second World War. “We human beings have adapted our bodies to the circadian cycle. Because of the logical processes ... through affinity or for other reasons. When the war ended, the other countries gradually returned to their natural times. Since then, we have been an anomaly, not just because our time is wrong, or because of the impact on health, which there is, but



All the wards at the Costa del Sol hospital to get new furniture


...euros to replace this furniture in all the wards of the hospital, including the Emergency department. The provincial delegate for Equality, Health and Social Policies, Ana Isabel González, was given a tour of the hospital by its manager, Torcuato



What do people in Malaga die of?

nuria triguero

Last year there were more deaths in Malaga province than ever before: 13,323, which was 4.8 per cent more than in 2017. It wasn't that there were more murders or that people's health has got worse. On the contrary, life expectancy has increased by ... them, from old age. Two age-related health factors, circulatory and respiratory problems, are behind four out of every ten deaths, according to official figures. Tumours are also related to age, and last year they were the cause of 3,499 deaths in the



San Pedro's doctors surgery gets ready to move to temporary site during works

Mónica Pérez

The doctors surgeries at San Pedro health centre will shortly be moving to a temporary site where they will stay for around two years. The site is about 100 metres from the existing building, which is due to be rebuilt as part of a ... 4.6-million-euro investment by the regional health service. To allow the building work to start, Marbella council has ceded land nearby for portacabins and a concrete base will be laid first before the move. For the moment the emergency services at the health ... and house orthodontistry, mental health and physiotherapy services for the first time.



Seeds to brighten up your meals


Delicious, nutritious and versatile. Cereals have been an essential part of the human diet for more than 10,000 years. Back in time, many people found it difficult to access those which would best adapt to their environment, but nowadays we are lucky



Health centres study how people who look after relatives with cancer are affected by the situation

Mónica Pérez MARBELLA

The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines quality of life as “the individual’s perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals”. How, then, is quality of life ... looking after cancer patients in the palliative phase,” says José Castilla, the nurse who deals with cases of this type at the health centre in Arroyo de la Miel. A multidisciplinary team with a vocation for research He is now carrying out ... pioneering research with the help of doctors at some of the health centres on the Costa del Sol, which aims to monitor the effects on these carers when their relative’s condition worsens. The results will help the Andalusian Health Service to design new



GPs and hospitals are overwhelmed by patients with flu and colds at present

Ángel Escalera

So many people are suffering from colds and flu viruses in Malaga at present that it is putting pressure on health centres and hospital emergency services. Doctors say they are overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of patients with respiratory problems. ... problem, and it is supposed to mean that extra staff are taken on at hospital emergency departments and health centres, but professionals working for the Andalusian health service say that they were extremely short-staffed over Christmas. “Last Friday there ... were only four of us on duty instead of ten,” said one GP who works in Malaga city. The plan monitors several parameters: the increase in patients attending hospital emergency departments, health centres and observation rooms, the increase in the



Age Care co-founder receives MBE in New Year Honours List

Tony Bryant

...ailing wife was told that her life expectancy would significantly increase if she moved to a warmer and drier climate. It was a routine visit to the health centre in Arroyo de la Miel that gave Charles the idea of setting up the first interpreter ... service in a health clinic on the coast. He also co-founded the Age Care Association, an organisation that offers assistance to British senior citizens that live in the province of Malaga. Charles continues to contribute to the Embassy and



Gibraltar Attorney General appointed CMG in Queen's New Year Honours

Debbie Bartlett

Borastero has been honoured with an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for services to the local disabled community and Winifred Lane a BEM (British Empire Medal) for services to the Gibraltar Health Authority. In a statement,



Alcaucín mayor faces vote of no confidence over lack of dialogue


...the Axarquía. Blancke is spokesperson for Save Our Homes Axarquía (SOHA). Instead, Fernando Córdoba Córdoba, 43, would become mayor. He is currently councillor for Culture, Sport, Education and Health in the village. In the last term of government,



More than 100,000 people in Spain are unaware that they have hepatitis C


Around 100,000 people with hepatitis C are not receiving treatment in Spain because they have no idea that they suffer from it. Because of this, associations have recently asked the Ministry of Health and the regional governments to draw up a ... protocol of screening for early detection, so that those at risk, and possibly the population in general, can be tested. The fight against hepatitis C took a giant leap in this country in 2015, when the Ministry of Health approved a strategic plan to ... García-Samaniego. The experts and associations who signed the letter to the Ministry of Health agree that GPs should play a principal role in screening. They also want health centres to include patients with hepatitis C in their Special Attention Service, so they


What to do

Healing arts beach festival

Tony Bryant

...alternative free festivals on the coast, establishing itself as a showcase for contemporary artistic expression. The healing arts festival will offer something for everyone, including live music, dance and fitness classes, natural health workshops, food



Learning how to live with diabetes


San Pedro health centre has helped improve the lives of over 200 people with diabetes since 2010 in their specialist school. The Escuela de Pacientes de Diabetes at the centre aims to encourage learning and education about how to improve the



The Marella Explorer cruise ship makes inaugural visit to Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

...pound makeover, and now boasts a Champneys health spa, a selection of new restaurants, new shops and a state-of-the-art interactive DJ screen called The Emulator, overlooking the dance floor in the Indigo nightclub. Marella Explorer is the largest ship



Sardine and anchovy roe and algae turn sea orange on the Costa del Sol

I. LILLO / E. cabezas

...that samples taken off the Misericordia beach had been analysed to reveal that the water contained high concentrations of sardine and anchovy roe. This, she said, was natural and common at the start of the summer and not a health risk. Bathing was



Are you surviving or thriving?

charmaine arbouin message from the consul

I’m sure you will have read and seen a lot about mental health in the media recently, everything from Prince Harry recounting his personal reflections, to the many events and campaigns advertised to raise awareness. We are led to believe that mental ... health problems are on the increase and that we can all be affected by it; for many of us, at first glance, that may not always ring true. But if we take the time to sit down and have a good think about the stresses and challenges everyday life brings ... physical health, then it could be that certain feelings or circumstances are starting to tip you off that your mental health might need recharging. Next week, 8 to 14 May, is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year the Mental Health Foundation wants us



More than 8,000 people protest against health cuts


The movement against public health cuts is gaining support in Malaga as more than 8,000 people took to the streets for the second organised protest in defence of a quality public service on Sunday. The march, in which a number of health ... figure was nearer 30,000. The march, organised by school teacher, Jonatán Andrades, began in Plaza de la Marina and headed towards Calle Larios, where demonstrators began to shout against the proposed health cuts of the Andalusian government and



Julián Muñoz back inside after footage of him dancing in a bar emerges


Muñoz was called back to the CIS (Social Integration Centre) that had been supervising his release under electronic surveillance, a privilege that was granted in February 2017 on the grounds of his poor health. Malaya 'mastermind' granted day release ... carry out another approved activity, and spend the night in their cells. His poor health had led to him being allowed to live at home but controlled by an electronic tag. Last week the website El Español published the video of Muñoz dancing with a



Former chief minister Joe Bossano knighted in New Year's Honours

Debbie Bartlett

Excellent Order of the British Empire) in recognition for his services to the Gibraltar Health Authority. Sir Joe, who was chief minister from 1988 to 1996, still plays an active role in Gibraltar politicsNor were they the only ones to receive awards: on



Gazpacho and salmorejo, allies in the fight against colon cancer


A team of researchers at Almeria University (UAL) has demonstrated the health benefits of olive oil combined with tomato in combating the development of colorectal cancer, and has praised the many recipes from the Mediterranean diet which use both



Fighting sun damage on the Costa


The 2017 sun protection campaign has ended with positive results. Recently, representatives from the Costa del Sol Health department evaluated this year's activities specifically targeted at encouraging healthy UV protection habits, emphasising the ... Magazinet' and 'Solkysten', as well as holding information days for health professionals and patients at the Montebello Danish Clinic in Benalmádena. The leaders of the campaign stress the importance of campaigns like this, given the high population of ... possible. Final figures show that the campaign reached around 3,700 students through effective projects like this one. Another original idea was to hold a day which incorporated food into the campaign. More than 300 health professionals and carers came to



Drink less to keep the Christmas weight at bay


...kcal. A can of lager (330ml). 105 kcal. A small glass of wine (100ml). 70 kcal. A glass of vermouth (100ml). 140 kcal. Spirits (50ml). 140 kcal (not including mixer). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a woman should not consume



Residents find lifestyle ideas and advice at 50 Plus show


Insurance, health, gardening, dental, and creative companies came together last weekend at the 50 Plus Lifestyle Expo to offer advice and answer questions. This year's exhibition took place at the IPV Palace in Fuengirola for the first time and was


What to do

Day of the dogs

sur in english

The first 'Día de los Perros' in Alhaurín de la Torre has been organised by the town hall with dozens of stalls selling pet products as well as information on associations and refuges, training and health care for dogs. INFORMATION Where. Parque



Votes and wallets

Héctor Barbotta

...proposals for education - discontinuing finance for State education through a voucher system which would favour private and semi-private schools - and health, where they would allow those with private health insurance to withdraw from the public system, ... something that would have a devastating effect on financing of the health service. Vox was clever enough to focus on its battle against progressive values, which not everyone shares, and immigrants, with lies and half-truths which were never challenged,



Anger over unfinished hospital in Benalmádena ten years after opening


...are elderly and cannot travel longer distances so easily. Managers of the hospital and representatives for the Andalucía public health service have said that the hospital is covering the services it was intended for and that the number of operations