Alicante’s chamber of commerce promotes the Mediterranean Diet
Alicante’s chamber of commerce is a commission that promotes the Mediterranean diet and health tourism.
This commission has set up the Sanitation, Health and Mediterranean Diet commission, alongside the ophthalmologist Enrique Chipont as its president and Federico Moncunill the general secretary of the Regulatory Council of the IGP Jijona and Nougat of Alicante, as vice-president.
Its main objectives are to promote the Mediterranean diet and health tourism, as well as being a forum for public and private health analysis in the province.
The commission is formed by the president of the Medical Association in Alicante, María Isabel Moya; the UCAM professor of Mediterranean Gastronomy, Antonio Marquerie; the head of the Urology services at “Hospital General de Alicante”, Pedro García; the president of the Gerontological Association of the Mediterranean and professor at UA, Alfonso Soler; Bonnysa CEO, Jorge Brotons; and the second commission vice president and Tescoma councilor, Carlos Baño, among others.
Specific forum of the Chamber of Commerce
As Moncunill explained, the commission, set up last week, “has two objectives. First, work on the topic “Mediterranean diet” in a specific forum of the Chamber, which until now did not exist, and was necessary considering how fast the project is growing.
Secondly, the chamber should be more active in certain aspects related to hospitals, health tourism …
The Chamber of Commerce approved this commission in May. It is a consultative and informative entity, whose mission is to discuss, analyse and submit proposals to its executive committee on issues related to the economic sectors of the province.
Source: Diario Información