Caring for the person
To recognize the dignity and
rights of the human being
In modern societies, citizens have achieved high levels of well-being and quality of life. This achievement has been possible mainly due to the consolidation of democracy, the progress of knowledge and the development of technology, among other factors.
Welcoming the vulnerable
The most vulnerable and weakest members of society are characterized by advanced societies: people with illnesses that affect their physical or mental integrity, migrants, people with functional diversity, people with fewer material resources.... And also the most fragile age groups: the elderly and minors.
Care implies recognizing the dignity of the human being and the rights of the other; at final, treating him/her for what he/she is, not for his/her productive capacity. It also enriches and gives a deeper meaning to relationships.
Spaces of compassion
the value of care financial aid to transform societies and humanize them, to create spaces of compassion, empathy and justice where all members of society have a place.
This challenge plays a major role in the University of Navarra's Strategy 2025, which aims at research in personalized medicine. One of the areas on which it focuses is palliative medicine, which seeks to provide comprehensive relief for those who suffer intense suffering as a result of a serious illness.