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Vithas, Official Medical Service of the Solheim Cup 2023

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Vithas will be the Official Medical Service of the Solheim Cup 2023The most important women's golf competition in the world, which will be held from 22nd to 24th September at Finca Cortesín (Casares, Malaga). She will also be present at other important women's golf championships associated with this prestigious tournament, such as the Andalucía Costa del Sol Spanish Openwhich will be held this year from 25th to 28th November at the Real Club de Golf Las Brisas.

The company will provide a medical service at each of the tournaments by qualified professionals through the Vithas Xanit International Hospital and the Vithas Xanit Hospital Estepona. For this purpose, an advanced medical post will be set up with a team of 8 doctors, 6 nurses, 10 technicians and 3 ambulances for each day, each of them with a doctor, a nurse and an emergency medical technician, as well as other medical resources. All this was coordinated by Dr. Milagros Jaén, head of the emergency department of the Vithas Xanit International Hospital.

In parallel, Vithas has set up a marquee and a grandstand where visitors will be offered golf-related virtual experiences and activations.

Commitment to health and sport

Vithas is a company that promotes healthy lifestyles, good nutrition and self-care to ensure people's well-being. 76% of its workforce and 61% of its management and middle management are women. Therefore, its presentation as the Official Medical Service of the Solheim Cup 2023 is no coincidence. This decision is part of its strategy and the company's commitment to the promotion of women in top-level competitive sport and the promotion of physical activity as a healthy lifestyle habit, therefore, the sponsorship agreement established that Vithas would provide, through the Vithas Xanit International Hospital, an advanced medical service both at the Solheim Cup in 2023 and at the PING Junior Solheim Cup in the same year and at the three editions of the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España to be held between 2021 and 2023.

"This agreement represents three years of doing what we do best: caring for people's health even in a highly demanding sporting context. For Vithas it also represents an important step in our ongoing support for the promotion of women in sport, whether professional or amateur, and in our commitment to preventive medicine, which has physical exercise and sport as great allies," explains Dr. Pedro Rico, CEO of the Vithas Group.

For its part, Alicia GarridoThe executive director of Deporte & Busines, emphasises that "The agreement with Vithas will provide both the 2023 Solheim Cup and the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España with a unique medical experience and a five-star healthcare service on a par with the best sporting events in the world. We are proud to have such an important group as Vithas as our official medical service, as they have the technology and innovative capacity to offer an excellent level of medical care with a team of great healthcare professionals.".

Vithas already has extensive experience as the official medical service for major competitions and sports teams. These include the Valencia Marathon and Half Marathon, the Lleida and Tenerife Marathons, Malaga CF, the Spanish World Surf League surfing events and popular races in favour of the fight against cancer.