Ministero della Salute (MDS), Italy

The Ministry of Health is the main organ of the National Health-Care Service. The act of 2001 assigns to the Ministry the task to preserve human health, organize the National Health-Care System, the veterinary health care, to preserve health care in working places, and the  hygiene and safety of  food.

The function of the Ministry of Health Care is:

  • Guarantee equality, quality, efficiency and transparency through communication,
  • Highlight   discrepancies and  unfairness and try to solve them and to improve them,
  • Collaborate with Regions to evaluate  the health-care  situation and to improve it,
  • To plan innovations and changes in order to face the dangers that threaten the public health status.

Participating centers of excellence:

  • IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome Link...
  • IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan Link...
  • IRCCS Casimiro Mondino, Pavia Link...
  • IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Malattie Psichiatriche, Brescia Link...
  • IRCCS NEUROMED, Pozzilli Link...

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