Fundación Recover have received one of the Fundación Ordesa Aid for the support program to the “Infrastructure project, to encourage the creation, enlargement or rehabilitation of health facilities and acquisition of medical equipment” in Kpakpame (Benín) with an allocation of 40.000€.
The Spanish Society of Neurology (SEN) announces each year the SEN Awards, which involve the recognition of individuals and entities that have carried out activities to promote Neurology in the scientific, institutional or social field. In this edition, Fundación Recover have been awarded with the SEN Award for Epilepsy in its Social Modality.
The Spanish Association of Pediatrics (AEP) recognizes the work of Fundación Recover through the concession of one of the Cooperation Scholarships awarded by the entity. The AEP prize will go towards the purchase of medical material for our project to improve maternal and child health in the District of Bouaflé in Côte d'Ivoire.
Fundación Recover has been awarded the second prize of 'Proyecto Solidario' of the ABC awards. These awards recognize the work of social entities to support and promote projects to improve the living conditions of disadvantaged or at risk of exclusion.
The staff of Accenture have selected a program of Fundación Recover´s, Round Up Your Paycheck, to receive the AyudánDONOS award. This program was born in 2004 and through it, professionals can make monthly donations to social projects. Accenture employees can choose from among all the NGOs with which they collaborate and Recover is the lucky winner for 2018.
In this edition, Fundación Recover has received 11,000€ for the project "Diabetes: a controllable ghost in Africa", because while diabetes in wealthy countries rarely puts in danger the life of the person affected, in low income countries more than the 80% of the patients die for complications derived from this disease.
The jury of the Cofares Foundation Award, composed by the foundation´s board of directors, ruled in favor of Pharmacists Without Borders for its 17th Cofares Award. The other finalists were Fundación Recover and ALAS Gambia, who each received second prize.
Bikop Medical Center, one of the centers Recover works with in Cameroon, provides healthcare to more than 12,000 patients per year in rural areas with very few resources. In 2016 we began the implementation of GNU Health and today the medical practices are successfully used in all areas, including family medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, lab services, infectious diseases, nutrition, psychology, nursing, palliative care and epidemiology, among others.
AXA’s employees have chosen our project “Saving More Women in Cameroon Through Uterine Cancer Prevention” as the winner of their 5th Charity Initiative competition. Thanks to this award, we will be able to save lives through preventative cancer care in Cameroon.
The Association of Spanish Foundations (in Spanish: AEF) has awarded us in the Social Innovation category thanks to our telemedicine program Health 2.0. The purpose of these awards is to recognize the Spanish foundations which best represent the values of the sector.
The insurance company DKV chose our telemedicine program Health 2.0 as the winner of the Digital Innovation Award. This is a new category in the Medicine and Solidarity Awards that recognizes projects fostering e-Health innovation from a charitable perspective.
Fundación Recover was named a winner in Fundación Mutua Madrileña´s 5th Open Call for Social Action Projects in the category “cooperation development.” The grant will be used to bring healthcare and school transport to rural communities in Obout, Cameroon.
Our project Health 2.0, which provides online support in the diagnosis and treatment of common African illnesses, has been selected by a jury as the Best Telemedicine Project in the 2017 SaluDigital Magazine Awards.
Our telemedicine project Health 2.0 won first prize in the “Innovate” category at the Fundación Anesvad Awards for being an innovative response to the request of African doctors for assistance in case diagnosis and professional training from Spain. .
In 2016 we were named one of the 100 Best Ideas by Actualidad Económica (Expansión) magazine, for our Hospital Network project Health 2.0.
In 2015 we received Cortefiel´s “Involved” Award for our project “AIDS vs. AIDS.” With this gift of 30,000 euros, we were able to open a specialized HIV unit at Saint Dominique Hospital in Djunang, Cameroon, in order to provide local screening and treatment for this disease.
In 2014 Caja Mar, Caja Rural, awarded 10,000 euros to Fundación Recover´s project entitled “Waste-Free Sangmelima,” an innovative commitment between the foundation and its hospitals. Introduced at Monavebe Hospital in Cameroon, this project aimed to improve on-site waste and water management, therefore creating a safer environment for patients and residents alike. Indeed, this project has been estimated to benefit more than 15,000 Cameroonians.
In 2014 we were one of the organizations recognized at Lilly´s 5th NGO Employee Awards. The prize money, amounting to 5,000 euros, was earmarked for the donation of a blood bank at Centre Médicalisé Catholique Saint Dominique de Djunang, Cameroon. This rural hospital in western Cameroon has been collaborating with Fundación Recover since 2009, when it was practically abandoned.
The project “Teleasistencia Salud 2.0” (Telemedicine Health 2.0) has been recognized by the Fundación Botín in the 5th Edition of its “Charitable Talent Program.” This initiative encourages social organizations to hire highly-qualified job-seekers that can help develop and launch social projects. The Fundación Botín pays their salary for one year, with the possibility of a one-year extension.
The magazine Telva, in the 19th edition of their Solidarity Awards, named us the 3rd-place winner in the international category, for our improvement and expansion of Monavebe Hospital in Sangmelimá, Cameroon.
In 2011, Fundación Recover received the 16th Nature Award for its project “Mother Africa: reduction of the maternity-infant mortality rate in Sangmelima,” which sought to provide basic health coverage to pregnant women and newborns at Sangmelima Hospital in Cameroon.