The candidacy led by the former head of the Pneumology Service of the Doctor Negrín University Hospital, Pedro Cabrera, has announced this Sunday that 60% of its electoral roll (8 of the 14 candidates) is made up of women, thus reaching the maximum quota allowed by law.
In this regard, Cabrera has stated that “it could not be otherwise”, since “the trajectory and professionalism of all the candidates are remarkable”.
In this sense, he added that “women have made great strides and have become a benchmark in the world of science and medicine”, although “there is still much to do to achieve the visibility they deserve.”
For this reason, he stressed that his candidacy “has the voice of a woman”, since it is made up of “renowned specialists, who have managed to excel with their work in their respective specialties.”
Finally, Dr. Pedro Cabrera has claimed on International Women’s Day (March 8) that “we continue working for real and effective equality”, which will only be achieved when “women have the same rights and opportunities.”
In this sense, he explained that the women who are part of his candidacy are:
– Marta Leon Santana (candidate for the general secretary of the College of Physicians): She is a specialist in occupational medicine, a master’s degree in Ergonomics from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, a senior technician in Occupational Risk Prevention in Occupational Safety, an expert in health mediation and National Coordinator of the WTO registration.
– Antonia Rodriguez Hernandez (member for Gran Canaria): She is a specialist in family and community medicine, president of the Federation of Canary Islands Medical Societies (FSMC), and member of the Spanish Society for Bone Research and Mineral Metabolism (SEIOMM). In addition, she has been the regional president of SEMERGEN-Canarias from 2006 to 2017, and a medical aid in Guinea.
– Margarita García García (member for Gran Canaria): She is a specialist in family and community medicine, a Doctor of Medicine, an associate professor at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), and a Member of the Red Caps for studies on the health of women. Women with a Gender Perspective.
– Maria Falcon Rodriguez (member for Gran Canaria): He is a specialist in hematology and hemotherapy, pediatrics, and responsible for quality of the Hematology laboratory and the Transfusion Service of the Hospital Universitario Materno-Infantil de Gran Canaria.
– Maria del Mar Naughty Aja (member for Gran Canaria): She is a specialist in radiodiagnosis and head of the service in this area in the San Roque hospital group.
– Elena Pérez Rodríguez (member for Gran Canaria): Specialist in family and community medicine. It currently operates in the basic area of Maspalomas.
– Aniuska Subtle Roses (member for Lanzarote): Specialist in pediatrics, medical director of Primary Care of the Health Services Management of Lanzarote between 2015 and 2017, and member of the Information Security Committee of the Health Services Management of Lanzarote. In addition, she is a doctor at the Titerroy health center and has been part of the coordination team between Primary Care Pediatrics and Specialized Care since June 2017.
– Maria Concepcion Perez Gonzalez (member for Lanzarote): Specialist in pediatrics and neonatology, Doctor of Medicine, and head of the Pediatrics service at the Doctor José Molina Orosa Hospital.