“Vocation must be able to act freely if it is to be a means of good healing.”

“This prize recognises people of science who embody the humanistic and professional values that Dr Juan Abarca Campal has upheld throughout his personal life and professional career: life values based on absolute dedication to the health and well-being of patients; fully committed to his ideals, principles and the idea that nothing is impossible, with integrity and as a clear example of why you should always look a patient in the eye.”