University Development Cooperation

Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome offers students the opportunity to participate in health care and food education activities, inter-university research programmes and projects for the creation of infrastructures of social interest in developing countries. Every year, work camps are organised in African and Latin American countries.

Tanzania

Promoted by the Golfini Rossi Onlus, together with the Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l’Analisi dell’Economia Agraria (CREA), the University of Parma and some African universities, the project aims to improve the hygiene and health conditions and the quality of life of twenty thousand inhabitants of the villages of Mvimwa. Health and nutritional assistance is provided in collaboration with the Monastery ofMvimwa, the District of Nkasi and the Regional Hospital of Sumbawanga.

Perù

This project aims at the rural population of the Cañete Valley, in collaboration with the RUI Foundation, the Condoray Centre and the Caritas of the Prelature of Yauos-Cañete. The main goal is to support women in their personal and social progress through prevention and screening activities, as well as specialist medical examinations performed both in the villages and in the clinic. Nutritional advice is also provided.

Madagascar

This work camp aims to increase the students' expertise in tropical medicine and to bring advanced diagnostic and therapeutic skills to the Saint Damien Surgical Medical Centre in the city of Ambanja. This unique experience allows students to receive on-the-job anesthesiological training in the operating theatre.