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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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Best Wishes! Felicidades!

(Texto en español más abajo) Christmas 2014 – New Year 2015 Best wishes! Dear friends, according to the beautiful image proposed by Edgar Morin we all form the crew of the spaceship Earth, sharing a common planetary destiny. However, we … Continue reading

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Youth, the challenge of transition to adulthood. Interview with the President of Indaba Network, Rhodes Forum 2014

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There is no future without memory. An appeal for democracy in the World Organization of the Scout Movement

Anexo .pdf también en español. Annexe .pdf aussi en français In these days in Ljubljana, Slovenia, representative of National Scout Organizations are attending the 40th World Scout Conference. The Conference is the representative body of the World Organization of the … Continue reading

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Let’s stop the massacre in Gaza

In 2005 I visited Palestine as the Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. On the whiteboard in a Scout base of the Palestinian scouts  I wrote a message of hope and solidarity with my scout sisters … Continue reading

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Round Table: Management of International Institutions and NGOs: perspectives, practices and challenges

On the occasion of the publication of the book “Management of Institutions and NGOs: Frameworks, Practices and Challenges” by Eduardo Missoni and Daniele Alesani (London, Routledge, 2014)  The Geneva School of Diplomacy and the International organizations MBA (IOMBA) Alumni Association … Continue reading

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Viene el Papa

De “Misa Campesina. Un médico italiano en la Nicaragua revolucionaria” (p.216) “Desde el alba del día anterior habíamos asistido al tránsito de camiones hacia Managua con ocasión de la Misa papal. Camiones repletos de gente en fiesta, provenientes de las … Continue reading

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“Peri-border” health care programs: the Ecuador–Peru experience

Rev. Panam Salud Publica. 2014;35(3):207-13 Gianluca Cafagna, Eduardo Missoni, and Rosa Luz Benites de Beingolea Abstract Objective. To identify the main strengths, weaknesses, and challenges of the Ecuador– Peru “peri-border” health care program and to analyze the legislative, managerial, and … Continue reading

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