Meyer Children Hospital

The Meyer Children Hospital is a university hospital providing expertise devoted to the management and the production of health services for newborns, children, adolescents and their families as well as to study and to treat neonatal and child diseases. Highly specialized doctors and specially trained nurses take care of children throughout the various phases of their health assistance within the hospital, linking up with the family pediatricians and the community and scholastic services. The hospital is an official member of European Network of Health Promoting Hospitals of WHO and its professionals are involved in prevention and health promotion programmes for the Regional and National Health Departments.


Università del Terzo Settore was founded in 1996 in Italy as a not-for-profit organisation to promote research, training courses and pilot projects for the not-for-profit and public sector staff and the disadvantaged, such as immigrants, abused children and women, unemployed, NEET, etc.

UniTS works at EU, national and local level mainly in the social and health field on several EU programmes, such as Daphne, Erasmus +, Justice, Horizon 2020 and has a portfolio of over 100 partners in all the EU Member States. Throughout the years it has developed expertise on management of large projects, monitoring and evaluation systems, dissemination in the EU.

Hospital Sant Joan de Déu

Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital is one of the leading medical centers in Europe for childhood and adolescence and offers a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to health care from birth through 18 years of age. The pediatric center of the University of Barcelona is associated with the Clinic Hospital being the hospital alliance most well-known in Spain and one of the international references for highly specialized hospital care, teaching and research. Currently is attending annually more than 25.000 inpatient admissions, 200.000 outpatient visits and 115.000 emergencies. The hospital performs each year more than 14.000 surgical procedures and is attending around 4.000 births. Sant Joan de Déu-Barcelona Children’s Hospital is a center of Hospitaller Order of Saint John of God network all over the world open to everyone that needs health care. The Brothers of Saint John of God are working in 50 countries in all continents, with 40.000 professionals, 1.231 brothers and more than 300.000 donors. It is a private not-for-profit center of excellence that ensures accessibility and proximity activity at the same time distinguished by its expertise and ability to research and teaching. However, in Spain is working mainly for the National Health System offering the public contracted services.

Heim Pál Children Hospitalippoca-logo

Heim Pál Childrens’ Hospital is a regional children hospital, pediatric center, University teaching hospital and state owner financing by National Insurance Fund.


The European Hospital and Healthcare Federation

HOPE, the European Hospital and Healthcare Federation, is an international non-profit organisation, created in 1966. It represents national public and private hospital associations and hospital owners, either federations of local and regional authorities or national health services. Today, HOPE is composed by 35 organisations coming from the 28 Member States of the European Union, Switzerland and the Republic of Serbia. The mission is to promote improvements in the health of citizens throughout Europe, high standard of hospital care and to foster efficiency with humanity in the organisation and operation of hospital and healthcare services.