Health workers featured prominently in the 2020 Malagueño of the Year Awards held on Thursday.
This is the twenty-first time the prizes have been given out to people and organisations who have made a significant contribution to the life of Malaga province. The scaled-down ceremony due to coronavirus was organised by SUR and Unicaja Banco as usual.
Among the winners were the 30,000 health workers in the province who received a prize collected by six people representative of their profession. Accepting on behalf of them were: Silvia Montoro, a family doctor; Ana Ramírez, caretaker at Hospital Regional; Marta Pérez, Pneumology nurse; Antonia María Muñoz, laboratory supervisor at Hospital Clínico; Antonio Jesús López of the 061 emergency line; Antonia Moya Calderón, senior head of accommodation.
Other winners included: charity Cáritas; Grupo Mundo, an event organiser; writer Javier Castillo; Grupo Peñarroya, of Holiday World in Benalmádena; and the Rincón Fertilidad women's handball team.