Sant Joan de Déu Research Foundation was created in 2002 to provide a framework for the research activity which is carried out in the biomedical and social spheres at Sant Joan de Déu Maternal and Children's
Hospital in Esplugues, at Sant Joan de Déu Healthcare Park in Sant Boi de Llobregat and in others.
Accordingly, we work jointly with centres of “Hospitaller Order of St. John of God – Aragon-San Rafael Province” to expand scientific knowledge and to improve the care given to people who suffer health problems. Moreover, we seek to achieve these ends in an integrated way within the healthcare sphere, always bearing closely in mind the persons who are ill and the members of their families. We approach our research as a participative and interdisciplinary process in which the interaction between our healthcare professionals and society.
The Foundation's fundamental aim is to contribute to the improvement of people's health and welfare by fostering, supporting and coordinating research and innovation. We strive to achieve efficiency and to strengthen our networked activities while always bearing closely in mind our institutional values and ethical commitment.
The research is organised around our Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu and covers 7 areas of knowledge, primarily within the fields of maternal and children's health and mental health. We also have research groups working in other spheres.
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