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19.02.2010

The FLF visits the Rehabilitation Center of Medicine of Alcoitão

On the afternoon of February 18, the LFF was at the Rehabilitation Center of Medicine of Alcoitão, on a visit that marked the partnership between them and the Operação Nariz Vermelho since the 1 of December 2009. Luís Figo accompanied Dr. Clown, a Doctor who was 'adopted' by the LFF, Dr. P.P.P. Pipoca, through his visit to the Pediatrics Service and Multi-care.

"The goals of Operação Nariz Vermelho meet the goals of the Foundation, which are to contribute to the well-being and personal appreciation amongst children and young people with health problems" says Sara Souto. "The work that has been done by these professionals is remarkable because we all know how important it is for a children who is in the hospital to have moments of joy" she added.

All 20 Clown Doctors from the ONV team have specialized training in terms of hospital work and they work in strict collaboration with health professionals, performing in activities adapted to each child and situation's special needs. With two weekly visits throughout the year, they bring joy to over 30 thousand children in a total of 11 hospitals all over the country.

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