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Organization Contact Information

Name: Updating Medicina del Lavoro - Specializing School in Occupational Medicine - University of Siena
Street 1: UOSA di Medicina Preventiva e Sorveglianza Sanitaria, Ospedale Santa Maria alle Scotte, viale Bracci 16
Street 2:
City: Siena
Province: Siena
Post Code: 53100
Country: Italy
Phone: 00390577586706
Email: updating.medicinadellavoro@unisi.it
Web Site: http://updatingmdl.wordpress.com/

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Lucio
Last Name: Fellone
Title: Resident student in Occupational Medicine
Email: ernano1@gmail.com
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Ilaria
Last Name: Lacava
Title: Resident student in Occupational Medicine
Email: lacava@student.unisi.it
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: No
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
1. Promoting the free circulation of scientific information and materials in Occupational Medicine provided free by voluntaries. The project is made mainly by the efforts of Occupational Health residency students.

2. We are interested in Tuberculosis for the Health Monitoring Plan of Health Care Workers (HCWs) in our Hospital and for better understand the risk of infection from patients with TB.

3. We test every day Health Care Workers (HCWs) with Mantoux Tests or IGRA Tests for the Health Monitoring Plan; every year doctors of our Department elaborate data on TB cases and possible Latent TB cases in our Hospital; frequently our Department organizes workshops or seminars on TB.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: World TB Day
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Information on developments within the TB world
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
We want to diffuse information and materials about TB Protection and Prevention by our Italian/English website (http://updatingmdl.wordpress.com/), by our scientific Journal Updating medicina del lavoro (ISSN: 2283-9917)(http://updatingmdl.wordpress.com/the-journal-updating-medicina-del-lavoro/published-articles/)or by seminars, workshops or specific events.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Italy
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: European
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Italy

Specializations

Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Italy

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
Updating Medicina del Lavoro is involved in the TB Health Surveillance Plan for all the Health Care Workers (HCWs) in the Hospital of Siena; UMdL Resident students and Doctors are also involved in small workshops, seminars and clinical audits about TB; UmdL, by the website or by the Journal Updating medicina del Lavoro or by other ways, is also interested and involved in the diffusion of the newest information about TB.

New Diagnostics:
We usually made Mantoux Tests or IGRA Tests at the Health Care Workers (HCWs) of our Hospital for the TB Health Surveillance Plan. The Project Updating Medicina del Lavoro is interested in updating new, efficient and, possibly, at a good price diagnostic tools for TB screening in large group of workers.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
The Project Updating Medicina del Lavoro and the Journal Updating medicina del lavoro (ISSN 2283-9917) don’t have any commercial purposes.
No Potential conflicts of interest related to the Project Staff and to the Editorial board and Journal staff are present and there is complete Editorial Freedom.

Application date: March 24, 2014
Last updated: April 12, 2014