Tuesday and Wednesday, November 10-11, 2020


The 15th Meridiano Sanità Forum took place on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 10-11, 2020 in digital format


November 10 (9.30 am to 6 pm)

The main topics:

  • Covid-19 and the impacts on the economy and health
  • Ability of healthcare systems to respond to the public health emergency
  • New system governance models for a quality public health system
  • Relaunching investment in healthcare for the recovery and sustainable growth of Italy

November 11 (10 am to 12.30 pm)

The main topics:

  • Prevention and management of chronic illness in the Covid-19 era
  • Organizational and technological innovation to upgrade the national health service

Participation in the forum was in digital form in accordance with the most recent government decree. During the event, the 15th Meridiano Sanità Report has been presented.

Among the speakers:

Gian Carlo Blangiardo (President, ISTAT), Stefano Bonaccini (President Conferenza Stato-Regioni), Silvio Brusaferro (President, ISS), Americo Cicchetti (Professor of  Healthcare Organization, Università Cattolica di Roma; former President, SiHTA), Raffaele Donini (Commissioner for Health Policies, Regione Emilia Romagna), Ranieri Guerra (Assistant Director-General for Strategic Initiatives, WHO), Giuseppe Ippolito (Scientific Director, IRCCS Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive Lazzaro Spallanzani), Pier Luigi LoPalco (Commissioner for Health, Regione Puglia), Nicola Magrini (Director General, AIFA), Andrea Mandelli (Member of the Budget, Treasury and Planning Commission, Camera dei Deputati), Domenico Mantoan (Commissioner, Agenas; President, AIFA), Carmine Pinto (Director of Medical Oncology, Local Health Authority-Research Hospital of Reggio Emilia – Research Institute for Advanced Technologies and Healthcare Models in Oncology; President, Federation of Italian Cooperative Oncology Groups – FICOG), Ruggero Razza (Commissioner for Health, Regione Siciliana), Gianni Rezza (Director General of Prevention, Ministero della Salute), Riccardo Riccardi (Commissioner, Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia), Walter Ricciardi (Advisor to Meridiano Sanità; Professor of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; Counsellor of the Minister of Health for Italy’s relations with international health organizations), Fabrizio Starace (President, Società Italiana di Epidemiologia Psichiatrica), Andrea Urbani (Director General for Health Care Planning, Italian Ministry of Health).


Press release

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