Honour Committee

Community nursing association (AEC)

The Community Nursing Association (AEC) is a scientific-technical, professional and interactive organisation whose broad-based aim is to advocate for family and community nursing, raising educational and scientific standards among its associates and nurturing relationships with citizens and other national and international professional organisations. 

Doctors of the world

Doctors of the World is an international humanitarian organization whose objective is for health to be an effective right for all people. Doctors of the World has more than 30 years experience in different countries in intervention in pandemics and epidemics; among others, the Marburg epidemic in Angola (2005); Cholera in Mauritania (2005), Angola (2006 and 2007), Mozambique (2007) or Haiti (2010 to 2015); Ebola in Sierra Leone, Malı, Senegal (2014-2015) and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2019); Lassa fever in Benin (2016); a Yellow Fever in Angola (2016) or Dengue in Burkina Faso (2016). Doctors of the World has also worked on projects for the prevention, control and treatment of Dengue, Malaria, Tuberculosis, Chikungunya or Chagas.


The SEIMC is a non-profit scientific society that brings together professionals who work in the field of infectious pathology, both from a clinical and treatment point of view, as well as microbiological diagnosis and prevention.

For more than 35 years, SEIMC has been collaborating with Health Authorities to promote and develop health initiatives such as the National Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance, the National AIDS Plan, Recommendations on Influenza, Guidelines for the HCV, Guidelines for Ebola and others.

Spanish association of nursing in cardiology (AEEC)

The Spanish Association of Nursing in Cardiology (AEEC) is a non-profit association, founded in 1979 and made up of nurses who work in all areas of cardiology. Its objectives include promoting cardiovascular health, lifelong training and research.

Spanish association of nursing for the prevention and control of infections (AEEPyCI)

The Spanish Association of Infection Prevention and Control Nursing (AEEPyCI) was formed in 2017 to share experience and knowledge in the field of infection prevention and control among Spanish nurses. The AEEPyCI  represents all nurses in Spanish territory in matters of prevention regarding epidemiological and environmental surveillance, sanitation and hospital hygiene and public health, before national and international organisations and institutions.

Spanish mental health nursing association (AEESME)

The Spanish Mental Health Nursing Association (AEESME) is a non-profit association, founded in 1983 for Mental Health Nursing professionals committed to caring for the mental health of the population and scientific and professional development.

Spanish association of occupational health nursing (AET).

A non-profit association that promotes and disseminates science relating to its particular specialist field, it advocates for the support and development of Occupational Nursing, encouraging the acquisition of skills and scientific research in its area of influence. 

Spanish vaccinology association (AEV)

Medical-scientific association also involved in Health Sciences, whose overall aim is to protect and improve health through primary and secondary preventive actions against preventable immune infectious diseases, with biological preparations for immunisation practices. It does this to improve life expectancy and quality of life, particularly in children and high-risk groups such as the elderly, immunodeficient, work environment, international travel and basic pathologies, enhancing quality of life by improving health in the area of preventable infectious diseases through vaccination.

National association of research ethics committees (ANCEI)

Legally independent, voluntary, national, non-profit association with members who are or have been part of a Research Ethics Committee, as well as people linked to them with common interests.

The National Association of Nursing Directors (ANDE)

The National Association of Nursing Directors (ANDE) is a non-profit organization formed by nurses linked to or interested in health management activities and responsibilities that represent a always up-to-date trend of plural opinion.

National association of nursing and vaccines (ANENVAC)

The National Association for Nursing and Vaccines (ANENVAC) is a scientific-healthcare association. It promotes, encourages and raises awareness of the benefits of vaccination as one of the most effective preventive measures to protect public health and champions the importance of nursing in the field of vaccination.

Alianza de la Sanidad Privada Española (ASPE)

Alianza de la Sanidad Privada Española (The Alliance of Spanish Private Health) is the Spanish private health association. It represents 85% of private hospitals and more than 1,300 health entities, which represent 58% of hospitals in our country. ASPE works to enhance private healthcare, which employs more than 360,000 professionals in Spain.

Spanish Federation of Healthcare Technology Companies (FENIN)

Founded in 1977, the Spanish Federation of Healthcare Technology Companies, FENIN, was set up as an umbrella organization for Spanish companies operating in this sector, coordinating and defending their interests and representing them in their dealings with the authorities at Autonomous Community, national and European levels. For over four decades now, the Federation has been working to advance research and technological development so that technologies, devices and services for improving the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, control and monitoring of diseases are within everyone’s reach. FENIN is an intersectoral federation which brings together manufacturing companies and associations, importers and distributers of healthcare technologies and devices, and all of them are suppliers to healthcare institutions in Spain.

International nursing network (INN)

The most multinational nursing federation. An open, interactive network for individual nurses, work groups, and scientific and professional associations from all over the world. It organises congresses, protocols, assessments, studies, among others. It is found in more than 60 countries with a community numbering 1,600,000 nurses on average. 

Sociedad española de farmacia clínica, familiar y comunitaria (SEFAC)

The Spanish Society of Clinical, Family and Community Pharmacy (SEFAC) is a scientific and professional association, established in 2001, nationwide with more than 5,400 associates and delegations in all the Spanish autonomous communities, ten working groups (Dermatology, Diabetes, Infectious Diseases and immunology, Pharmacogenetics, Pharmaceutical Indications, Nutrition and digestive, Pain, Hypertension and cardiovascular risk, Respiratory and smoking, Women's health). Its mission is to lead the evolution of the pharmacist community from the provision of the medicine to the provision of professional pharmaceutical services focused on the patient and the population in the field of primary care and social health care and in coordination with other health professionals.

Spanish domiciliary hospitalisation society (SEHAD)

The greatest advocate for research and promotion of domiciliary hospitalisation in Spain. As a scientific Society, it supports professionals and researchers from different specialities, such as medicine and nursing and has more than 350 members. 

Spanish society of immunology (SEI)

The Spanish Society of Immunology is a non-profit medical society that represents the interests of immunology in Spain in the fields of hospitalisation, teaching and research. Its main aims are to develop and drive advances in immunology as a life and health science, facilitate contact among its associates and other scientists or related entities, contribute to the training and professional improvement of the speciality and champion the interests of all immunology professionals.

Spanish society of general and family doctors (SEMG)

SEMG is the scientific society made up of general and family practitioners whose mission is to represent and support general and family practitioners in dealings with official bodies, the health administration and the public. Its aim is to ensure the best and most appropriate scientific, research and professional development for general and family practitioners to benefit society and guarantee patient health and quality of life.

Spanish society of internal medicine (SEMI).

The membership of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine includes around 8,400 internal medicine specialists from all over Spain. Its priorities include the promotion of research in this field and bringing together the efforts of the different working groups that make up the society. At present, there are a total of 22 monographic groups or subgroups working on prevalent pathologies or areas of interest within internal medicine, a medical speciality that is defined by the holistic vision of the patient and which plays a central role in the care of chronic, complex and multi-pathological patients.

Spanish society of intensive, critical and coronary unit medical care (SEMICYUC)

The Spanish Society of Intensive, Critical and Coronary Unit Medical Care (SEMICYUC) was set up in 1971 as a multidisciplinary and educational scientific association. It represents intensive care specialists throughout Spain and its mission is to promote improvement in critical patient care through high quality standards.

Spanish society for preventive medicine, public health and hygiene (SEMPSPH)

The Spanish Society of Preventive Medicine, Public Health and Hygiene (SEMPSPH) is an association of doctors and nurses specialising in preventive medicine and public health. It undertakes theoretical and practical studies of preventive medicine, public health and hygiene and their relationship with medicine and social sciences.

Spanish society of medical radiology (SERAM)

The Spanish Society of Medical Radiology is a medical-scientific and professional organisation that promotes learning, development, defence and research into the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of medical imaging among its members and publicising its activities for the public at large.