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Health workers among SUR Malagueño 2020 prize winners

Representatives of local health workers were presented with their awards on Thursday.
Representatives of local health workers were presented with their awards on Thursday. / SALVADOR SALAS
  • A doctor, a nurse and a laboratory supervisor were among the professionals who collected the award on behalf of 30,000 colleagues

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.