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Important decline in blood donors in Italy

2017.05.22

Fall in blood donors one of the consequences of the Italian demographic decline. In 2016, the number fell to 1,688,000:  a decrease of 40,000 compared to the previous year and the lowest figure since ...

How many Italians are affected by eating disorders

2017.05.19

On June 2, the World Eating Disorders Action Day will be celebrated. This is the second edition of the event promoted by the Academy of Eating Disorders and organized in Italy by the Italian ...

HPV vaccine is 100% effective at protecting men

2017.05.19

The first long-term study conducted into the HPV vaccine confirm it is almost 100 percent effective at protecting men from developing oral cancer. The study on HPV vaccines leading to oral cancer in men ...

EU rewards NGOs initiatives in the field of vaccination

2017.05.19

The European Commission dedicates this year’s EU Health Award to initiatives of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that contributed or are contributing to high standards of public health in the European Union through vaccination. With this ...

How many children with imprisoned parents are there in Italy

2017.05.19

In Italy, children with imprisoned parents are more than 100,000. This is a very delicate topic which is being discussed in Naples at the International Conference “Supporting children with imprisoned parents: A cross-sectoral approach ...