Archive for March, 2016

Health begins tomorrow vaccination against varicella in children 15 months

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

It has involved an investment of 354,900 euros to acquire 17,500 doses

The Director General of Public Health and Addictions, Manuel Molina, says aims is to promote prevention

The Ministry of Health begins tomorrow vaccination against varicella in children 15 months, born after January 1, 2015.

The regional government has allocated 354,900 euros to acquire 17,500 doses of the vaccine and thus fulfill what was agreed in the Committee on Public Health, Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality.

For optimal protection against the disease, children should receive a second dose of vaccine at four years, he pointed out the director.

In addition, it will be administered free of charge to certain groups such as preteens who have not been vaccinated or have not had the disease;

people at particular risk, such as women of childbearing age, and health.

The Director General of Public Health and Addictions, Manuel Molina, explained that starts this measure simultaneously in all the autonomies "with the task of promoting prevention," according to reports from the presentation of vaccines Interregional Council National Health System.

Chickenpox is a benign childhood disease, which can occasionally develop complications.

However, Molina explained that "to be very contagious are many children who contract the disease annually."

He added that "if high vaccination coverage is likely to be achieved in the coming years a significant decrease in cases, both vaccinated and unvaccinated people, because they decrease circulation of the virus among the population is observed."

Source: CARM

The Minister of Education and Universities receives the new president of the Business University Foundation

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The Minister of Education and Universities, Maria Isabel Sanchez-Mora, today received the new president of the Business University Foundation, Antonio Ballester.

During the first day it was agreed to continue working with the Foundation, which promotes activities related to postgraduate education, managers, entrepreneurs and technicians of business activities and transfer of research and technological business development, with the aim of facilitating the employability of graduates and support to the university community.

Source: CARM

More than 50,400 people to early diagnosis of colon cancer in 2014 and underwent 2015

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The Ministry of Health develops since 2006 a program of preventive tests

More than 50,400 people have benefited over the last two years of the program for the prevention of colon and rectal cancer developed in the region by the Ministry of Health.

Of these, 101 were diagnosed with colorectal cancer.

This data is offered today the CEO of Public Health and Addictions, Manuel Molina Boix, on the occasion of the celebration of World Cancer Day Colon, a day with which you want to raise awareness about the benefits of early diagnosis.

Colorectal cancer is a tumor disease that is caused in the large intestine and rectum and accounts for 15 percent of all tumors.

The Ministry of Health developed a program aimed at people aged between 50 and 69 years who are offered a test for fecal occult blood.

This prevention plan began in 2006 as a pioneering initiative at national and key tool for early diagnosis level.

Agerelated incidence

Studies of this disease are performed by bienniums and tests are run to the population at greatest risk, taking into account that the incidence of colon cancer is linked to age, and extend for two years.

In the biennium 2014-2015 were invited to 102,999 people (50,174 men and 52,825 women) to undergo preventive tests.

Of these, 50,408 participated, of which 4,334 were positive.

Of this group of patients underwent colonoscopy at 3,412, of whom 1,054 were found with adenomas of intermediate and high risk and 101 cancers of the colon and rectum were detected.

In the period 2012-2013, counseling addressed 70,051 people (35,694 women and 34,357 men) to participate in the program, and he agreed to a total of 34,571 people, of which 3,961 were positive.

Of these, 3,734 underwent colonoscopy, with the result of 999 adenomas intermediate and high risk and 66 cancers of the colon and rectum.

Source: CARM

Victor Martinez: We tell García-Page that the Tajo-Segura not touched

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

GPP spokesman highlights the effectiveness of this infrastructure that gives life to the Murcia fields in the 37th anniversary of its commissioning

The greatest expression of solidarity at national and regional level that takes water from where on where needed, so has referred the spokesman of the Popular Parliamentary Group to the Tajo-Segura in the day when 37 years fulfilled his start services.

Victor Martinez Muñoz believes that today is a day of celebration for Murcia and the Spanish and has sent a message to those who threaten their continuity must tell García-Page and national and regional PSOE that the Tajo-Segura is not touched, water is all Spanish, not who you go through the door and so recognized by the Spanish Constitution and understand the vast majority of Spaniards.

For the PP spokesman in the Regional Assembly water is not Garcia-Page, or the socialists and the Tajo-Segura Murcia enlivens fields, creates jobs and wealth for Murcia and the rest of Spain.

Remember that in the southeast Spanish this infrastructure benefits 2.5 million people and the Region of Murcia holds more than 100,000 jobs.

Source: GPP

The Museum of Fine Arts in Murcia exposed to mid-May painting Manuel Millares 'Homunculus'

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The work is part of the initiative 'in passing', which aims to show the public parts that belong to private collections in the Region

The Museum of Fine Arts of Murcia (Mubam) shows from Thursday the box Manuel Millares 'Homunculus' part that is exposed within the cycle 'in passing', as implemented by the Ministry of Culture and Spokesman order to show works of art known authors who are part of private collections in the region.

Millares was a founder of the group El Paso and is considered one of the most important Spanish modern painters.

The canvas is displayed on the Mubam belongs to its final stage and is part of the series 'Homunculi', with which the creator wanted to show the human involution and how progress is leading society to self-destruction.

The Minister of Culture and government spokesman, Noelia Arroyo, presented "this magnificent work that usually is not displayed to the public for belonging to a private collection and is now exposed through the initiative 'in passing', a project that started last year with the unprecedented box Ramón Gaya 'Three women' and complements another of the most successful activities promoted by Culture in this space as the series 'Great teachers in the Mubam', within which they have been able to see works of El Greco, Goya and Picasso ".

"With these tables they are 'in passing' in our museum we contribute to complement and enrich the permanent collection of Mubam and program of temporary exhibitions, attracting new audiences and offering new attractions that visitors can find every time you come to the museum" he added the Minister of Culture.

'Homunculus' will be on display until mid-May and can be visited at the Mubam at the following times: Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 20:00;

Saturday from 11:00 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 20:00, and Sundays and holidays from 11:00 to 14:00.


Manuel Millares (Las Palmas, 1926-1972) died at the peak of his artistic maturity.

The fascination with archeology of the first Canarian settlers, their paintings and mummies influenced significantly in the beginning of his career, also marked by surrealism.

In the mid-50s he moved to Madrid, where he came into contact with a group of young artists who wanted to break with the pictorial tradition and, in 1957, founded the group El Paso, perhaps the most influential and important of the arts Hispanic in the second half of the twentieth century and which included artists like Antonio Saura, Luis Feito, Rafael Canogar and Martin Chirino.

Since the end of the decade he worked on paintings that would make famous: a series of tortured and dramatic collages with sending a message of pain and anguish.

A few years later, would his series 'Homunculi', which showed the first stage of involution of the human being and the part the part that is now displayed in the Mubam, held in 1968. In 1969 began with the second series, 'Antropofauna', ending with the final involution phase, the 'Neanderthalio'.

The 'homunculus' is a mythological creature with human features, shapeless and without arms, without will and atrophied entity or between totalitarian regimes and explosions of violence.

A being created by a pessimist and tormented Millares was convinced by experiences like the death camps and the atomic bomb, that there had been a step back in the evolutionary process.

Source: CARM

The regional government promotes citizen participation through the municipalities

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The Minister of Presidency opens a technical conference framed policies 'Open Government', with which the Executive encourages the involvement of Murcia

The regional government will promote citizen participation in the design of the next regional budgets, according to today said the Minister of Presidency, Maria Dolores Pagán, who explained that "this is one of the most important challenges of the executive to the legislature and whose implementation will be progressive for what collaboration of municipalities also seeks ".

The Minister was speaking at the inauguration of the technical conference 'Citizen participation in the Region of Murcia', attended by representatives of 20 municipalities and aims to promote the involvement of the inhabitants of the region in all areas of public management .

The day is practical and is part of regional policies 'Open Government' promoted by the Executive through the activities developed by the Regional Network of Municipalities, where the Community provides advice and assistance to local authorities in this matter.

"Today we delve into the criteria and methodologies for the promotion of citizen participation in the activities of government," said Maria Dolores Pagán, who explained that about sharing experiences developed by municipalities, good practices of citizen participation and provide tools and dynamics of building it.

Involvement of society in public administration

The regional government seeks to promote the right of citizens to make suggestions and proposals on public services.

The Minister noted that "in this line of work we need to involve municipalities so that, as we do from the Community, to promote this new culture which directly involves their neighbors on issues that are of interest and are in their benefit; for this, we provide you with the means to prove that implication simple, practical and effective, "said Maria Dolores Pagán.

The minister recalled that the regional executive is convinced that measures to promote citizen participation "report a benefit to the common interest and help build a society that, in addition to more prosperous and modern, will be more mature and more committed."

The Presidential and municipal technicians work in the day today in the design criteria of coordination and cooperation to promote citizen participation, generating stable channels of communication and permanent contact.

To do this, he will highlight the current regulatory landscape and different policies on citizen participation, in order to have an overview of the current situation in the region.

Source: CARM

Procavi, Fuertes Group, will invest 45 million through 2018 to consolidate its leadership in the production of turkey meat

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The company controls all stages of the production process to ensure the highest quality and food safety

The food company Procavi, part of Grupo Fuertes, will invest 45 million euros over the next three years to increase capacity and production efficiency and strengthen its leadership position in the market for turkey meat.

The investments are aimed at building a new processing center turkeys in integrated plant Marchena (Sevilla), modernizing its packaging center and embandejado located in the same complex, and the launch of two new centers multiplication in the province of Seville.

These facilities is scheduled to become operational in 2018.

Procavi is the market leader in turkey meat, with a domestic market share of 52 percent, and is the fourth in Europe and the eleventh worldwide.

Its production capacity reaches 129,000 tons per year, equivalent to 11.9 million turkeys processed.

Company exports are destined mainly to Europe, where it has sales offices in Portugal, France and Italy.

Its products are also sold in Eastern European countries such as Ukraine and sub-Saharan Africa, Togo, Benin and Ghana, among other countries.

Procavi has a network of more than 1,400 people and generates 7,000 indirect jobs template.

The team of the company has increased 19 percent in the last year.

Integral Process Control IPC

The company applies a circular management model that controls all stages of the production process to ensure the highest quality, food safety and environmental respect.

Its activities include from the hatchery, feed mills, multiplication centers, farms, laboratory quality control, sacrifice and preparation room meats, to an industrial water treatment, a rendering plant byproducts and other cogeneration which runs on natural gas, in addition to the marketing and distribution of products.

Source: Grupo Fuertes

Murcia, first province in number of milking goats, ahead of Malaga and Las Palmas

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The general director Carmen Teodora Morales visited this morning the Coagacart cooperative, producing cheese SCL The Yerbera

Murcia is the first Spanish province in number of milking goats, with 120,000 head, followed by the province of Málaga (104,000 heads) and Las Palmas (94,500 goats).

The region, which in 2015 produced 16 percent of the total goat milk in the country, ranks third autonomous communities, behind Andalusia and Castilla La Mancha.

The Director General of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Carmen Teodora Morales, visited this morning the cooperative Coagacart, which manufactured the goat's cheese Yerbera installed in Pozo Estrecho (Cartagena).

Morales said that in the region there are 344 farmers with approximately 120,000 census goats, "which last year produced nearly 45 million liters of milk, representing revenues of 31 million euros".

Of the total production, 29 million liters were purchased by 12 regional companies, while the other 16 million set out for national 13.

Mainly goat milk producers of Murcia is used for making cheese, pure or mixed with other types of milk.

The Director General stressed that there are "very large and technologically advanced that allow a small number of companies produce 16 percent of goat milk nationwide" farms in the region.

He added that "working with the 'murciano grenadine' race, which besides being native is the best goat milk."

The cooperative Coagacart the Yerbera, which has about 80 members, last year produced 374,000 liters of goat milk, cheese and destined for fresh milk.

Bottles per year 20,000 liters of pasteurized and sterilized milk;

the rest is transformed into different types of cheese as cured almond, tender, tender with mold and especially fresh.

These producers work with whole milk goat murciano grenadine, from the cooperative farms.

The cooperative has as clients Upper Group, El Corte Ingles (in the centers of Castellón, Valencia, Alicante and Murcia) and Alcampo.

Cheeses also exports to Denmark and the United Kingdom, among other places.

Source: CARM

Family last a guide for assessing disability in rare diseases

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Violante Thomas shares the day with the Association of Families and Affected Lipodystrophies and stresses that the guide, which provides up to 30 rare diseases, "represents a breakthrough level national "

The Minister of Family and Equal Opportunities, Violante Thomas, attended today in Totana, with the president of the Federation of Rare Diseases (Feder), Juan Carrion, and the president of the Association of Relatives and Affected Lipodystrophies (Aelip), Naca Eulalia Perez de Tudela, the commemoration of the World Day of lipodystrophy, which has entered into an acrobatic leap acrobatic Patrol Paratrooper Air Force, carrying the flag of the Association, and the reading of a manifesto.

At the event, Thomas Violante said his department last drafting a guide for professionals assessment teams have at their disposal all relevant information in relation to a large group of rare diseases.

The counselor explained that "it is concluding this guide aimed at professionals in the assessment teams and guidance to people with disabilities, to provide useful information about medical and psychological aspects that may limit the overall activity of people with rare diseases" .

The guide "will contemplate lipodystrophy and up to 30 rare diseases, which will mean a breakthrough at the national level," he added.

Rare diseases are a large group of diseases that are characterized by their low prevalence in the population, etiological, diagnostic and evolutionary complexity, significant morbidity and mortality and high levels of disability that lead, so must an approach sociosanitary integral.

It is estimated that between 5,000 and 8,000 distinct rare diseases, affecting between six and eight percent of the population.

In the Region of Murcia this group range between 90,000 and 120,000 people.

As for those affected by lipodystrophy, it is estimated to affect some 221 people across Spain.

Awareness actions

Thomas Violante Aelip congratulated on the success of the campaign dissemination and visibility on social networks or to reach the various institutions needs of those affected by the lipodristrofias.

"The actions have allowed developing awareness spread among many people who are lipodystrophy and help make society aware of the importance of research," said the minister.

"Less than four years the association was founded and are tremendously assets ago, have helped to give an international dimension as a forum," he added.

The program organized to mark the World Day includes many activities sporting, cultural or social character to explain what lipodystrophias and what needs are affected, such as the International Meeting of Medical Specialists in Lipodystrophies held in Santiago de Compostela in early this month organized by Aelip, and the European Consortium Lipodystrophies.

Other activities planned are sessions of dance therapy and music therapy at the Multidisciplinary Center 'Celia Carrion Perez de Tudela' of Totana, a day of hiking organized by the Peña Barcelonista Roldan, the Veiled by Lipodystrophies collaboration with the Illustrious Cabildo Superior processions of Totana or visibility actions in different sporting teams Murcia.

The Minister encouraged the society to participate April 10 in the popular walk along the Lipodystrophies, leaving from the Place de la Vieja Balsa de Totana and 17 April a masterclass buzzes organized in coordination with the sports center 'Move 'in this county.

Note: Soon a large photo report of the event will be published in

Source: CARM / Foto:

Minors in the Community centers represent the Burial of the Sardine

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The 'meeting sardines' allows tutored children with members of celebration parade

The general director of Family and Social Policies, Veronica Lopez, along with the mayor of Murcia, José Ballesta, today attended the traditional 'meeting sardines' held at the Artillery Barracks, which involved about 100 children centers protection and temporary care programs and 'babysitting families' of the Community, which could enjoy the sardineros groups and distribution of toys.

This initiative was launched in 2008 and allows Burial enjoy minors are supervised by the regional administration and living in the various centers run by the Community or are welcomed by families.

Children, who developed the costumes wore, were dressed in costumes reminiscent of the mythological characters that give name to the festive groups.

The Director General welcomed the involvement of all educators centers and foster families in this initiative and the cooperation of the City of Murcia, so that children can enjoy this tradition.

During the preparation of the meeting elected minors sardinero group that would represent in the parade were reported on the meaning and tradition of this event and knew the history of the mythological characters.

The Community maintains 252 under protective measures under custody or guardianship.

Of these, 231 remain in protection centers, 10 are in the program 'babysitting families' and 11 participate in other measures of foster care.

Veronica Lopez stressed "the exemplary work" undertaken by associations with performances of leisure time, as the 'meeting sardines' and "its desire to offer a real home and a normalized life for their personal development."

Source: CARM