The Hospital of Sant Joan receives boxes printed in 3-d with superheroes

20 children will receive treatment that is hosted on these unique capsules to improve your stay The driving force at the local level this joint initiative i

The Hospital of Sant Joan receives boxes printed in 3-d with superheroes

20 children will receive treatment that is hosted on these unique capsules to improve your stay

The driving force at the local level this joint initiative is Estíbaliz Martínez

The Service of Pediatrics of the University Hospital of Sant Joan d Alacant yesterday received a donation very special, consisting in a printed boxes in 3D and decorated with superheroes to cover the bags of treatment of small hospitals. It is a joint initiative that used an advertising agency in the Oncology Center of the Hospital BC Camargo of São Paulo, in order to encourage children suffering from cancer. In Spain has created a community of caring called "Maker", pivoted to through the social networks, that claims that anyone who has a 3D printer can help in the creation of these capsules, called 'Chemobox'.

this community belongs to Estíbaliz Martínez, a young lady of Aparecida, who, by his personal experience, linked to the hospitals since the age of 12, empatizó from the first moment with the project and was launched to print these unique enclosures, with the goal of humanizing the step of the smaller by the hospital.

The first center in which he stopped his creations was the Hospital Vega Baja. Now, Martinez gave to the Hospital of Sant Joan 20 boxes, some made by her, because he possesses knowledge of design and printing, in addition to having a 3D printer. Others have made a group of people distributed throughout the national territory, thanks to this network of virtual buddies, and supports this project altruistic.

In the delivery of these capsules, Estíbaliz was accompanied by the manager of the Department of Sant Joan, Beatriz Massa; the Medical director, Carmen Footwear, and the director of Nursing, Immaculate Avalos, who you have been thankful for this "original gift, which is committed to normalizing the income of the smaller ones, through the game and of their favourite superheroes".

In this sense, the capsules, which can accommodate the treatment of children, are decorated with motifs focusing on characters such as Batman or Spiderman. ·I would like to convey to our children that each one of them is a superhero or a superheroine. I think they are a superb therapy of smiles for children who, for one reason or another, need this help at a time of their lives," said Martinez.

The ties of cooperation of this project have grown exponentially and, today, there are about 300 manufacturers of Chemobox in Spain. On the one hand, "we have improved and adapted the designs to the needs and orientations that we have communicated to healthcare professionals and, on the other, our dream is to extend the initiative through hospitals and centers all over the country, so that more and more children can enjoy it," he said.

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Updated Date: 20 November 2018, 08:01

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