International cooperation in healthcare: model of IRCCS Policlinico San Donato and Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo Association for congenital heart diseases

Alessandro Frigiola, Nadia Moussaidi, Alessandro Giamberti, Giuseppe Pomé, Giuseppe Isgrò, Tammam Youssef, Matteo Reali, Alessandro Varrica, Halkawt A. Nuri, Silvia Cirri, Mario Carminati, Lorenzo Menicanti (+2 others)
2016 European Heart Journal, Supplement  
Cooperation activity in training programmes promoted by IRCCS Policlinico San Donato and Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo Association is a model of cooperation between people as an alternative intervention in promoting the right to healthcare, especially offering programmes of training and medical care on cardiovascular and congenital heart disease. This new strategy, implemented in several developing countries, has absolutely contributed to the improvement of the medical services concerning the
more » ... ces concerning the diagnostic and surgical approach in the treatment of paediatric and adult cardiovascular disease. To strengthen this kind of activity, both IRCCS Policlinico San Donato and Bambini Cardiopatici nel Mondo have introduced a global perspective aiming at the realization of surgical missions 'in situ', building new cardiac surgery units in collaboration with the local partners, which are mainly university hospitals. They, furthermore, support financially the scholarship and accommodation in favour of medical and paramedical staff.
doi:10.1093/eurheartj/suw023 pmid:28533720 fatcat:at2poqcieveivg6z7hpjlgi5ky