We have proposed the Foundation of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Center Jesús Usón to the Princess of Asturias Awards 2018
We need your support to achieve this award !!


Reasons to support CCMIJU

The Israel Ambassador to Spain together with the President of the Association of Internet Users have recommended the Jesus Uson Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre Foundation ( CCMIJU foundation www.ccmiju.es/en ) for the 2018 Princess of Asturias Awards in the category of ´International Cooperation’.
  • CCMIJU foundation is a non-profit public foundation, located in Cáceres (Extremadura, Spain), involved in research, training and innovation in the medical field. More than 20,000 health professionals and resarchers have trained at CCMIJU, of which 12% arrive from different countries.
  • CCMIJU foundation has longstanding experience in different fields of traslational research in a number of areas of expertise such as endoscopy, microsurgery, diagnosis and endoluminal therapy, anesthesiology, pharmacology, bioengineering and medical technology, cellular therapy and assisted reproduction, all being renowned worldwide.
  • The clinical and scientific practice for the use of advanced non-invasive surgery as an alternative to the more traditional surgeries, which are learnt and experimented at the CCMIJU foundation, has alleviated patients´s pain, reduced postoperative care and medical complications as well as improved the cosmetic appearance of wounds.
  • In addition, it is worth mentioning the work carried out to establish the principles to guide medical practises in order to develop advanced programmes in training and research, whilst promoting ethical and profesional standards in the non-invasive surgery.
  • CCMIJU foundation exerts an international leadership in the non-invasive surgery field. It has driven Spain to be the top in this technology, attracting professionals from more tan 70 countries around the world, including New Zealand, Australia, Rusia, South Africa, Senegal, China and Canada, among others.
  • The Princess of Asturias Awards recognition will allow the CCMIJU foundation the chance to give professionals from undeveloped countries, the neccesary resources to be trained in these medical fields. Our commitment is to devote the entire prize in providing training grants to professionals of these countries.

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To the attention of the President and the members of the Jury of the Princess of Asturias Award in the category of international cooperation


Being aware that the Association of Internet Users and the Israel Embassador in Spain have proposed to the Foundation Minimally Invasive Surgery "Jesus Usón" (CCMIJU Foundation) for the Princess of Asturias Awards 2018 in the category of "International Cooperation "I have the honor to address you to express my most sincere and profound support for this request.

The scientific and clinical practice for the advanced use of non-invasive surgeries as alternatives to the more traditional surgeries, which are learned and experienced in the CCMIJU Foundation, as well as the coordination of the activities of professionals from different countries, have allowed a first improvement in affected patients and, in addition, it has created an international community that shares knowledge, experience and experiences among professionals.

It is important to highlight their work to establish the principles that guide clinical practice, to develop advanced training and research programs promoting ethical and professional standards in non-invasive surgeries. The CCMIJU Foundation exercises, from Spain, an international leadership in Non-Invasive Surgery, having placed Spain at the forefront of this technology, attracting professionals from more than 70 countries around the world.

For all that, I, with DNI With total conviction, I believe that the CCMIJU Foundation is a worthy candidate to be named "Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation in its 2018 edition" and expressly expressed my strong support for this candidacy.