UMH begins validation phase for a reusable respiratory protection mask prototype for healthcare personnel
The Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH), through its Scientific Park, has begun the validation phase for a self-filtering respiratory protection mask prototype that provides, for both healthcare personnel and all people in contact with patients diagnosed with COVID-19, greater protection and minimizes the risk of spreading infection. This design was developed by technicians from the Prototyping Laboratory at the UMH Scientific Park, in close collaboration with medical managers, intensivist physicians, and prevention personnel from provincial hospitals, including the Vinalopó University Hospital and HLA Vistahermosa Clinic.
Proyecto colaborativo con recursos y materiales para mitigar el estrés en trabajadores sanitarios y personal de apoyo
Profesores de la Universidad Miguel Hernández (UMH) de Elche e investigadores de la Fundació per al Foment de la Investigació Sanitària i Biomèdica de la Comunitat Valenciana (FISABIO) han impulsado el proyecto colaborativo "Segundas Víctimas del SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)". A través de esta investigación, dirigida por el catedrático de la UMH José Joaquín Mira, diversos especialistas han diseñado y realizado un portal web y una app con recursos y materiales para mitigar el estrés agudo en profesionales sanitarios y no sanitarios, asociado a la situación de crisis sanitaria.
After being approved by the Executive Board at the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH), the inaugural meeting of the Monitoring Commission of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the United Nations 2030 Agenda has been held. The UMH Vice Rectorate for International Relations, along with that of Inclusion, Sustainability and Athletics, has been entrusted with the commitments to and management of the aforementioned commission.
During the Feast of Saint Thomas Aquino, the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) conferred journalist, Ramón Lobo Leyder, with the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa. José Luis González, a UMH associate professor from the area of Journalism, sponsored the new Doctor. In the ceremony, the Gold Medal was also presented to professor and former rector of the UMH, Jesús Pastor Ciurana; fifty-three new PhD's were recognized, and six Extraordinary Doctorate Awards were announced.
The European Commission has presented the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) with the HR Excellence in Research Award. This distinction officially recognizes commitments by the UMH to the most demanding levels of quality in all procedures related to recruitment, working conditions, training, management, and the responsibilities of research personnel in any kind of contractual relationship, as well as an institutional pledge to maintain and increase those levels of quality in the future.