ROME - Expand and facilitate access to health services for people with particular frailties. This is the goal of San Bartolomeo projectpresented at the Gemelli Isola Tiberina Hospital in collaboration with the Community of Sant'Egidio and with the Deloitte Foundation. The event took place in the Aula Magna of the Gemelli Isola Tiberina, with speeches - among others - by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State; by Giovanni Leonardi, general secretary of the Ministry of Health; by Paolo Nusiner, president of Gemelli Isola Tiberina; by Marco Impagliazzo, President of the Community of Sant'Egidio; by Fabio Pompei, managing director of Deloitte Italy;
The guiding principles of the project. The project's guiding principles are the right to health, equity in access to care, social inclusion and solidarity. The goal is to be able to offer clinical-welfare services; increase the number of beneficiaries and involve new potential supporters who share the same goals and values. The pilot phase of the project began in January 2023 and since then more than 170 people with frailties from about 30 different countries have had access to the Gynecology, Obstetrics, Senology and Dentistry clinics, together with Italian citizens who had difficulty using the treatments they needed.