Jane Goodall will inaugurate the seventh edition of Sanitas’ Healthy Cities challenge

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Jane Goodall will inaugurate the seventh edition of Sanitas’ Healthy Cities challenge

The seventh edition of the Sanitas Healthy Cities project begins, a project especially aimed at achieving the regeneration of green spaces while taking care of people’s health, through the commitment of the member companies and participating citizens.

Jane Goodall will be one of the participants in the presentation event for this seventh edition of Healthy Cities. The well-known environmental activist and United Nations Messenger of Peace will expose the direct relationship between the health of people, animals and the environment (One Health concept promoted by various organizations including the World Health Organization) and, therefore, , the importance of the fight for environmental conservation.

During the event, Sonia Gutiérrez, head of Clinical Research at Sanitas; Juan Antonio Ortega García, president of the Environmental Health Committee of the Spanish Pediatric Association (AEP), and Dr. Araceli Boraita, cardiologist of the Spanish Heart Foundation, will share the scientific evidence regarding the consequences of climate change on the people’s health and about the benefits of strengthening the relationship with nature for children and adults.

Also participating in the event will be Begoña Villacís, Deputy Mayor of the Madrid City Council; Alejandro Blanco, president of the COE; and Yolanda Erburu, Chief Sustainability & Corporate Affairs Officer of Sanitas and Bupa Europe & Latin America.

Also attending the presentation event will be Álvaro Arbeloa, representative of Real Madrid, and Alberto Jofre, managing director of the Spanish Paralympic Committee.

The Sanitas Healthy Cities project receives the support of the Spanish Olympic Committee, the Spanish Paralympic Committee, the Spanish Heart Foundation, as a scientific partner, and the Real Madrid Football Club.