The universities of València and El Salvador join together to implement a centre of auditory health to neonate

  • May 24th, 2016

The Universitat de València and the Universidad de El Salvador have join together to implement, in the field of the Programme 0,7 Una Nau de Solidaritat, the Health Centre-Valencia, specialised in auditory health applied to neonates. On this motive, a Salvadoran delegation visits, from 23 to 27 May, the Universitat and today attends to a open door day in the Office of the Principal, at 11:00

Entitled ‘Past, present and future of the Health Centre-Valencia’, the delegation of the Universidad del Salvador, with headquarters in the capital, San Salvador, will participate in a open door day, from 11:00 to 13:30, which will be held in the Assembly Hall of the Office of the Principal (Blasco Ibáñez, 13) today Tuesday, 24 May. Guillermo Palao, vice-principal of Internationalisation and Cooperation will preside the act and José Miguel Soriano del Castillo, delegate of the principal for Cooperation, will moderate the meeting.  As speakers will attend, in representation of the delegation of El Salvador, Maritza Mercedes Bonilla, dean of the Faculty of Medicine; Marvin Humberto Montoya, head of the Regional Health Centre-Valencia; and Lastenia Dálide Ramos, head of the Medicine Technology School. On the part of the Universitat de València, will be in the table the manager of the General Foundation of the Universitat de València, Cristóbal Suria; the professor Juan Onrubia, responsible of the project in Valencia; Francisco José Pérez Moltó, professor of the Department of Anatomy and Human Embryology of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry; and the dean of the Faculty of Nursing and Podiatry, Julio Fernández Garrido.

The Universidad del Salvador, founded in 1841, is the biggest and oldest high educational institution of the Republic of El Salvador, and the unique public university in the country. Moreover, it holds the Health Cente-Valencia, an assistance centre, academic training and health research in the filed of the primary attention which gives basic and specialised services to the visual and audacity attention of children and adults.

This centre has the support of the Universitat de València that, through the Programme 0,7 Una Nau de Solidaritat, conducted by the professor Joan Onrubia, works in the development of the audacity health applied to neonate fields. It is a project of university cooperation to the development derived from the project before ‘Regional Health Centre Valencia’, done by the Valencian academic institution too.

The objective is, nowadays, to implement ‘strategies to detect auditory problems in neonates with permanent auditory damage with the use of otoacoustic emissions and auditory evoked potentials of the brain stem’, sais the professor Joan Onrubia, who maintains that ‘the presence of disorders in the first three years of life has important consequences on the development of the language and the adaptation to the familiar and social medium’. ‘The diagnosis of a deafness and the rehabilitation must be done before the six month age’, manifests.

In the visit, the delegation of the Universidad del Salvador will have the occasion of having an interview with the maximum responsibles of the Universitat de València, among them, the principal Esteban Morcillo; the vice-principal of the branch, Guillermo Palao; and delegates; apart from deans, vice-deans and professor, and responsible people of university fundations. As well, the will know the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and of Nursing and Podiatry; the Institute for Sanitary Research (INCLIVA); the General Foundation of the Universitat de València; the clinics of the Lluís Alcanyís Fundation; the Scientific Parc; the International Relations and Cooperation Service; and the Cultural Centre La Nau, the historic building of the Universitat de València.

The Programme ‘0'7 of the Universitat de València
The Programme ‘0,7 Committee A Ship of Solidarity’, called by the Office of the Vice-Principal for Internationalisation and Cooperation of the Universitat de València, is managed by the 0.7 Committee, created in 1995 with the aim of establishing the general action lines of cooperation to development of the Universitat de València; distributing the 0.7 budget -obtained from the 0.7% of the Universitat budget, as well as with a volunteer basis of the 0.7% of the salaries of its staff and university fees of students- among the different cooperation programmes; controlling and supervising this budget; and preparing and solving calls for cooperation projects.

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