Clínica Universidad de los Andes is a corporate apostolate of Opus Dei,an institution of the Catholic Church founded by Saint Josemaría whose mission is to help people find Christ in their work, family life and other everyday activities.
Opus Dei promotes the universal call to holiness and sanctification through work and daily circumstances. Opus Dei's corporate apostolate works are civil, non-profit initiatives with an apostolic and service purpose. An essential characteristic is its concern for people, trying to meet the needs of all with genuine interest.
The Prelature guarantees that at this medical facility a commitment to a job well done is lived in all tasks, the appreciation for individual dignity -particularly of the sick- and respect for human life, from its conception until natural death. In addition, Opus Dei offers care and spiritual help to patients, their families and staff who freely request it.