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Regional CME training course for social and medical professionals on the health care of foreigners - FIRST EDITION

The first edition of the Regional CME training course for social and medical professionals on the health care of foreigners will be held on September 16th, 23rd and 30th, 2013. The training event, organised by the NIHMP and “Istituti Fisioterapici Ospitalieri” (IFO - National Institute “Regina Elena” and Dermatological Institute “San Gallicano”), will... Read more

The Italian Minister for International Cooperation and Integration, Andrea Riccardi, visited the NIHMP

On May 23rd 2012, the Italian Minister for International Cooperation and Integration, Andrea Riccardi, visited the National Institute for Health, Migration and Poverty (NIHMP) in Rome. The NIHMP Director-General, Concetta Mirisola, and the other NIHMP directors received Minister Riccardi in the Anatomical Theatre of the Institute, which in 1854 was the... Read more


Lucia Borsellino, Councillor of Health of Sicily Region, visited the NIHMP

On June 11th, 2013 Lucia Borsellino, Councillor of Health of Sicily Region, paid a visit to Concetta Mirisola, Director of the National Institute for Health, Migration and Poverty (NIHMP) in Rome. At the meeting also participated Paola Longo, NIHMP Administrative Director, Roberto Testa, NIHMP Medical Director, and Livia Turco, President of... Read more

Social medicine projects at the NIHMP

Following an agreement with the Italian Ministry of Health, people entitled to co-pay fee exemption or in condition of social vulnerability can receive, upon medical advice, FREE medical devices in the following medical specialties: • ophthalmology (PROJECT CONCLUDED) • dentistry • control of HIV and sexually transmitted infections • dermatology • gynaecology... Read more


All outs, all in free. Health in prison – Download the multilingual publication

The publication “All outs, all in free. Health in prison” was produced by the NIHMP in the framework of the project “Health without barriers. Healthcare integration of foreign nationals deprived of their personal freedom”, financed by the EIF - European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals (2011 programme) and... Read more

Impoverishment and Poverty. Life experiences and services in Rome and Turin

Data on impoverishment and poverty are important for describing a situation, but they are more and more perceived as a partial interpretation of that social, psychological, political, cultural and economic precariousness that causes vulnerability.In this publication, service operators looked for what is behind indexes and thresholds and which everyday experiences... Read more


Seminar on "Violence against women as an attempt on life: let’s break the silence!"

The seminar on Violence against women as an attempt on life: let’s break the silence! Was held on May 26th 2012 at the NIHMP Conference Hall. Long years of violence causing millions of victims, strong political tensions, frauds, abuses and electoral irregularities transformed the Democratic Republic of Congo in a... Read more

Pan-European Conference on the Integration of Immigrants "Good practices in the sectors of Health, Welfare and Social Security"

The Pan-European Conference on the Integration of Immigrants "Good practices in the sectors of Health, Welfare and Social Security", was held on 27-28 June 2011, in Athens. The event was financed by the European Fund for the Integration of Third Country Nationals – GREECE, through the Greek Ministry of Interior,... Read more