Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Child Life Foundation ink accord on children health care
KARACHI: Consulate of Italy Istituto Giannina Gaslini largest pediatric care hospital in Northern Italy and Child Life Foundation are promoting important co-operation in field of children health care with objective of saving lives through better use of pediatric emergency rooms and telemedicine services. After signing this accord more projects to come envisaged and implemented.
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah was also present along with distinguished businessmen, government officials and media representatives. CG of Italy in Karachi, Danilo Giurdanella expressed his gratitude to Chief Guest and all distinguished guests. He said that this collaboration in health sector is going to further expand bilateral cooperation between our two countries. Following an adopt-and-operate model, objective of co-operation is to modernise and manage children’s ERs of government tertiary care hospitals, where sickest and poorest children can access quality care 24/7.
In particular, Child Life and Gaslini have identified a series of projects aimed at strengthening children’s healthcare. They plan to collaborate on initiatives like jointly develop and conduct training courses for health professionals. Approximately 500 doctors will be trained over next three years. Sharing best practices of telemedicine by both parties to improve and expand their respective telemedicine network is another objective. In this regard an accord was inked by Sohail Tabba for Child Life Fondation. Dr. Ubaldo Rosati and Dr. Andrea Moscatelli from Istituto Giannina Gaslini. They also visited local pediatric hospital and held meetings with local partners.
Published in The Daily National Courier, November, 10 2022