Toward an ecological healthcare, event of 13rd December

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Words, environments and resources for a supportable system. These are the themes adopted for the event organised by ISTUD Foundation. The event will occur 13rd December at 17 o’clock, at Palazzo delle Stelline, corso Magenta 61, Milan.

Toward an ecological healthcare”, concept meant like a system of cares that is respectful of people in their entirety, from patients to relatives, from doctors to all the other experts of care. Slow down the invasive technocracy and increase quality of the health service through an eco-system that can exalt the person in his complex and context. Eco-health like respect for the environment.

In this healthcare eco-system, medical humanities bring efficacy and efficiency, recognised basics by the World Health Organization inside policies of September 2016:

Cultural context for health: the use of narrative method research in health sector

Through concrete examples that turn from the importance of narrative medicine in the construction of relational eco-systems between patients and caregiver and relatives, to the architecture to build healthcare eco-system like factor of care, to the healthcare managements that have to choose in a “ecologic” and sustainable way the organization strategies, the event wish to increase the perspectives of this healthcare that is now facing, for cuts at the public spending, for promotional campaign with an unclear interpretation and a demographic ageing not only of the patients but also of the caregivers, with an average age of the medical class of 51 years, a period of crisis and therefor potentiality of renovation.

This is the temporary program of the event “Toward an ecological healthcare”:


17.00 – 17.15: Maria Giulia Marini, responsible of the Healthcare and Well-being area of ISTUD

Why Medical Humanities


17.15 – 17.30: Stefania Polvani, coordinator of the Narrative Medicine Lab. in the ASL of Florence

The soul of the OMNI observatory of Narrative Medicine and Medical Humanities


17.30 – 17.45: Laura Mazzanti, department of Medical and Surgical Science, University of Bologna

The “CRESCERE” case: the informed consensus about child care with a deficit of the growth hormone and the role of the narrative medicine


17.45 – 18.00: The politics of World Health Organization: connection with the author Trish Greenhalgh

Dialog with the participants


18.15 – 18.30: Luigi Reale, coordinator of Healthcare and Well-being area of ISTUD

Ecologic healthcare and difensive medicine


18.30 – 18.45: The architecture of beauty that produce health


18.45 – 19.00: Dialog with the participants


The event is oriented to all those people that have an active role with the healthcare and the well-being: healthcare managements, departments, associations of patients, doctors, nurses and all the others medical professions, and the companies that work in the world of healthcare and of the life sciences. The participation and registration to the event it’s free.

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Matteo Nunner

Graduated in Literature at the University of Eastern Piedmont, he's now studying anthropological and ethnological science at the University of Milano-Bicocca. Journalist and writer, he collaborated with many local newspapers and in the 2015 he published his first book "Qui non arriva la pioggia". In the 2017 published "Il peccato armeno, ovvero la binarietà del male".

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