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The Political Economy of Epidemics: food for thought for the current COVID-19 pandemic

In February 2018 I announced the publication of a paper on “The Political Economy of Epidemics” included in the book edited by Prof. Bernardino Fantini “Epidémies et sociétés, passé, présent et futur”. With the current COVID-19 pandemic the argument of … Continue reading

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Cooperative approaches – A new review

Dominique Bénard, possibly one of the major experts (certainly among those with the longest experience) of the scout educational method, has long devoted himself both theoretically and in practice (as a consultant to associations involved in education and youth promotion) … Continue reading

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Global Health Governance and Policy. An Introduction.

Global Health Governance and Policy outlines the fundamentals of global health, a key element of sustainable development. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it explores the relationship between the globalization process and global health’s social, political, economic and environmental determinants. It points … Continue reading

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The political economy of epidemics

The book edited by Bernardino Fantini, professor emeritus of the University of Geneva,“Epidémies et sociétes, passé, présent et futur” (with contributions in French and English) was published at the beginning of the year. The book also contains my contribution (in … Continue reading

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Best wishes!

Christmas 2015 – New Year 2016 Dear friends, my family has old maritime traditions. This year my father, last “sea captain” of his ancestry, set sail toward the infinite. He taught me “set your course toward far horizons and firmly … Continue reading

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The donation potential of value-driven youth and non-formal education organizations: the case of the Scout Movement

Paper presented by Eduardo Missoni at the ESTM residential course “Learning the best ways for caring fro blood donors”, European School of Transfusion Medicine, Milano, Italy, 3-5-12-2015.   Introduction “NAPLES, Italy – One azure morning in December, Laura Cozzolino arrived … Continue reading

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Scout con “S” (mayúscula) – en español

Foro Nacional de Jóvenes – Argentina 10 Octubre 2015

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Medical education for health

” A medical doctor who is able to integrate usefully in an urban or rural community, to take care of it, to understand its illnesses and defend its right to health. There is no graduate course nor specialization forming such … Continue reading

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Degrowth and health: local action should be linked to global policies and governance for health

Volume and increase of spending in the health sector contribute to economic growth, but do not consistently relate with better health. Instead, unsatisfactory health trends, health systems’ inefficiencies, and high costs are linked to the globalization of a growth society … Continue reading

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Panel on “Italian Foreign Aid and Development” at London School of Economics

The Italian Society’s 2015 inaugural Italian Forum on “Rethinking Italy at a Global Level” was held on  2-3 March 2015 in the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE) Saw Swee Hock Theatre.  In that context I partcipated to … Continue reading

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