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Contact: Pilar Montilla
Tél : +39- 02 29015286
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Website: www.ondaosservatorio.it

2010 WACC Award proposal

ONDa is as a nonprofit organization, founded in 2005 by a group of academics, scientific, and practitioners of the Italian health sector. Its missions are to influence public health policies that consider both biological and genderrelated differences, to promote research of implications that women’s pathologies have both at a political, social, and economic level and to create awareness and better understanding of the health pathologies that affect women. ONDa is currently working on a campaign to inform and create awareness to women about cervical cancer and the existing strategies to prevent it.

Contact: Paola Saraceno
Tél : +39 338 9336599
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Iris PCR/OG Onlus is a volunteer organization founded in 2002 on the initiative of a group of gynecologists. Iris has founded several offices in Italy: Iris Campobasso, Iris Basilicata, Iris Frosinone, Iris Taranto, Iris Latina, Iris Pescara. Its mission is to take care of women after medical, gynecologic and oncologic treatments, with particular attention to young mothers or terminally ill patients. The Association is engaged in clinical and scientific research, psychological and practical support to patients and their families, and to improve women’s knowledge of oncologic diseases linked to female genitalia.

Contact: Bruno Pieroni
Tél : +39 0267171332
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Website: www.ippocraterosa.it

UNAMSI is the Italian Medical Writers Association, established in 1957. UNAMSI sponsors and supervises seminars and other professional projects for the continuing education of its members. In 1970, the Italian Government granted UNAMSI a formal award on public health education. UNAMSI funds several projects including grants to help young medical writers and every December grants the Ippocrate’s Awards to selected leading physicians and medical writers.

Contact: Gabriella Maggioni
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Website: www.spazioprevenzione.it

Spazio Prevenzione onlus, located in northern Italy, is a non profit organization founded in1996 to promote cancer prevention and early detection. It also provides psychological support to cancer patients and their families and organizes educational and informative projects to communicate the importance of cancer prevention and overall health care. Spazio Prevenzione onlus is currently developing other innovative services to promote healthy lifestyles such as diet and exercise for global wellness.

Contact: Rosaria Iardino
Tél : 00 39 2-34938232
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Website: www.donneinrete.net

2010 WACC Award proposal | Video

Donne in rete was founded in October 2008 by Rosaria Iardino as an association seeking to promote women’s health and wellbeing.

The members from an array of professional background are committed to assist patients with medical, psychological and legal support all over Italy. To fully achieve this goal, the association is investing its resources in activities such as education, awareness campaign, advocacy, scientific collaboration and networking support. In this way, ‘Donne in rete’ whish to become a focal point to represent the interest of women and contribute to the improvement of their health condition.