The Canary Islands Health Service (SCS) receives a new recognition. Its director, Conrado Domínguez, was the winner last Thursday night of the XVI Health Administration Awards granted by Sanitaria 2000, in which six high-ranking officials from the central and regional administrations were recognized. The director of the SCS collected the award during a ceremony in Madrid attended by the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, and received this award along with six other senior officials from Valencia, Andalusia, Madrid and Castilla La Mancha. Conrado Domínguez, upon receiving the award, wanted to share this recognition with the professionals and managers of the Ministry of Health and the Canary Islands Health Service.
Sanitaria 2000 took into account to grant this recognition, the results of the improvement of Canarian Health during the last year and the direction and management of the health system was valued, especially in this year of pandemic. During his speech, the director of the Canarian Health Service stressed that this recognition is possible thanks to the work of the 34,000 workers that make up the SCS staff, “without whom we would not have the results that we have achieved this year, which inevitably has been focused on fighting the pandemic. ‘ In this sense, he added that “after more than a year, it has been possible to maintain activity, especially in the care of serious pathologies and transplants, but it is necessary to continue joining efforts to further promote the public health system hand in hand with professionals, patients and all actors in the health system; only with everyone’s effort will we be able to come out of this moment stronger, “he said.
The XVI Public Administration Awards are awarded by a jury made up of 14 members from different organizations, scientific societies and professional associations such as the Organización Médica Colegial or the Federation of Spanish Scientific Medical Associations, among others.