The Fondazione Toscana “Gabriele Monasterio” (FTGM), is a public body set up by the Italian National Research Council and the Tuscan regional administration and which works alongside the health system in Tuscany in terms of specialized clinical activities, innovation and research and training.
The Italian Down’s syndrome Association was founded in Pisa in 1988. The association is a point of reference for families and social, health and educational operators for issues regarding Down’s syndrome.
Its aim is to protect the rights of people with Down’s syndrome, to promote their full physical and mental development, to contribute to their scholastic and social integration, to raise awareness about their real abilities, and to spread knowledge about the syndrome.
A very ambitious project to enable young people with Down’s Syndrome to get a taste of organizing their own daily life independently. A journey towards social integration, towards living autonomously, and towards work life.
SoleTerre is a non-profit foundation that works for the recognition and application of the right to health in its broadest sense.
In addition to providing medical care and assistance, SoleTerre is committed to safeguarding and promoting psycho-physical well-being for all and everyone, both individually and collectively, at any age and in every part of the world.
The prevention, the denunciation and the contrast of inequalities and violence, whatever the cause that generates it, are an integral part of Soleterre’s activity: because health is social justice.
A project to train cardiologists and heart surgeons at FTGM to help doctors in disadvantaged countries and to treat young patients from such countries who are suffering from serious heart problem at the FTGM’s Ospedale del Cuore and/or setting up missions for health activities in their countries.
The project in Uganda intends to provide families of children with cancer a new serene space in which to live during treatment.
Soleterre’s intervention is integrated and multidimensional, at the same time aiming to strengthen the components of prevention, reception, medical and psychological care and socio-domestic reintegration of patients.
A project that intends to offer Ukrainian families with children with cancer a real home to live in Kiev during therapy, with free high quality services.
Furthermore we want to guarantee the presence of a psychological support for mothers and children both during hospitalization and when they are guests of the House.
Finally, the project will ensure physiotherapy for children in the hospital and in the home.
This project aims to improve the accommodation facilities at the FTGM Heart Hospital.
The accommodation is for parents whose children have been hospitalized, for pregnant women who are carriers of cardiopathic fetuses, for pediatric patients who need a series of follow-ups, and for health workers from disadvantaged countries who have come for training courses.
The project is in support of the Paediatric Oncology Department of the SS Annunziata Hospital of Taranto which requires the addition of two new doctors specializing in paediatric oncohaematology to strengthen the team of doctors specifically dedicated to children with cancer. Soleterre raised a more than adequate sum to support the position of a doctor. Rosa Prístina will finance the remaining sum to ensure the addition of two doctors.
The “Madonnina del Grappa” Shkodër Cardiopediatric Center is the only facility in Albania for the diagnosis of pediatric, newborn and prenatal heart disease. The project provides diagnostic equipment, teleconsultation services and funds to intervene, even in an emergency, on newborns with congenital heart disease and pregnant women with fetuses with heart disease.
The Department of Diagnostic and Experimental Specialized Medicine of the University of Bologna (DIMES), born from the merger of numerous departments in the biomedical and clinical area, carries out research, training and assistance in both hospital and university areas.
DIMES favors the integration and cooperation between the different research groups coming from the Departments, helping to identify and develop common themes of particular scientific relevance.
The aim of the project is to set up a Bone Marrow Transplant Unit in Western Ukraine. This will improve the treatment of complex cases of pediatric oncology by providing equipment and specialized training, as well as megachemotherapy and state-of-the-art techniques for stem cell collection and transplantation.
The Covid-19 epidemic has changed each and everyone’s lives. It is not only a public health crisis but an economic one, causing financial hardship and extreme poverty. And so we couldn’t just stand idly by and do nothing, simply “stay at home”…
We have aided and are continuing to support Caritas, the charitable arm of the Diocese of Pisa, as well as the Hospital and the Local Health Authority of Alessandria.
A project to support higher education in the research fields that the FTGM shares with the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, in the Postgraduate Course in Translational Medicine and in the new PhD Course in Health Science, Technology and Management.
Support for the “Genome 21” research programme of DIMES of the University of Bologna, for the systematic clinical-experimental study of trisomy 21, based on the integration of clinical, biochemical, genetic and bioinformatics data in order to identify new treatments for intellectual disability.
The Ada Manes Foundation for Children was set up Pescara in 2015. The aim is to reduce suffering in children and adolescents, particularly those from low and medium income countries, through social-health interventions, with a focus on congenital and acquired pediatric diseases for which the only therapy is surgery.