In terms of health, there are no compulsory vaccinations or dietary recommendations for travel to Spain. Medicines can be purchased at any pharmacy, although most of them are subject to medical prescription.

As for medical assistance, the Spanish National Health System has a wide network of Primary Care centers, as well as emergency services in hospitals and certain Health Centers.

If you come from a member country of the European Union, you will have free health services and it is advisable to carry the European Health Insurance Card. You can find out more about the card here.

If you are from a country outside the European Union, you will be entitled to medical care, although you may have to pay the cost of the service or claim reimbursement from your health insurance. We recommend that you consult with a medical or travel insurance provider who can cover your stay in Madrid.

Near the venue of the Conference, you will find the following hospitals:

  • Hospital Clínico San Carlos. Calle del Prof. Martín Lagos, S/N, 28040 Madrid. Phone: +34 913 30 30 00
  • Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz. Av. de los Reyes Católicos, nº 2,  28040 Madrid. Phone: +34 915 50 48 00
  • Hospital Universitario Central de la Cruz Roja San José y Santa Adela. Av. de la Reina Victoria, nº22, 24, 28003 Madrid. Phone+34 914 53 83 00

You can consult the list of hospitals of the Madrid Health Service here.

The pharmacies closest to the venue are the following:

  • Farmacia Ferraz. Calle de Ferraz, 13, 28008 Madrid. Cierra a las 23:00. Phone+34 915 47 05 72
  • Farmacia Moncloa Farmacia 14 horas, Parafarmacia. Calle de la Princesa, 72, 28008 Madrid. Cierra a las 23:00h. Phone+34 645 92 71 46
  • Farmacia Trébol Urquijo. Calle del Marqués de Urquijo, 2, 28008 Madrid. Cierra a las 22:00 h. Phone+34 915 48 26 34

Search engine for pharmacies in Madrid.

The closest Primary Care center to the Congress venue is: CEP Argüelles. Calle Quintana 11. 28008 Madrid.  Phone+34 915 504 876. You can consult the search engine for Primary Care Centers here.


The single emergency telephone number for the entire European Union is 112. The National Police Emergency number is 091 and the Municipal Police Emergency number is 092.

  • The nearest Police Station to the Congress venue is located in the Argüelles neighborhood, District of Moncloa-Aravaca, Calle Rey Francisco, 15, 28008 Madrid.
  • Open 24 hours
  • Contact telephone number: +34 913 22 29 51
  • Foreign tourist complaints: +34 902 10 21 12
  • Web:

Other phone numbers of interest:

  • Information: 060. It offers general administrative information on public services and procedures of the General State Administration, location of bodies of all public administrations or access to telephone services of the Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Employment and Social Security, General Directorate of Traffic, etc.
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