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Holy Christmas 2020

Two handcrafted nativity scenes. One is made of cut out and coloured tin, from Mexico, the other is carved in wood, from Rwanda. Both crafted by children’s hands, with the flowers I picked today to adorn them. They remind us … Continue reading

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Health workers and sustainable systems for health in a post-growth society

Abstract The Agenda 2030 signed by the Heads of State and Government in 2015 set out 17 indivisible and universal Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. Among others the Agenda 2030 proposes to achieve “sustainable, inclusive and sustained growth” … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Universal health coverage now more than ever

With the association Saluteglobale.it we are following the epidemic of Covid-19 in Italy and have published articles and viewpoints on the issue. The title of this post refers to an article that we recently published on the Journal of Global … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and the rush toward a vaccine. “Global Health Security” and the market

One of the most debated aspects in the fight against the current Covid-19 epidemics is the development of a vaccine. Through the media the public is repeatedly led to think that only the vaccine will be the solution and only … Continue reading

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Masks for all and all for the masks.

With Saluteglobale.it association for social promotion, in particular the right to health, we explored in depth the issue of masks, concluding on the need for an urgent further revision of the WHO guidelines, as well as to direct research on appropriate technologies … 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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“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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Management of International Institutions and NGOs

Evento dibattito su: “Management of International Institutions and NGOs” Mercoledì 9 aprile, 17-19:30 LUISS, viale Romania 32 Aula 304B In occasione della pubblicazione del libro: “Management of Institutions and NGOs: Frameworks, Practices and Challenges”, a cura di Eduardo Missoni (Bocconi) … Continue reading

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