Being the project dealing with street/refugee children and youth, in addition to skills in sport activities, we will consider for this position only candidates with experience/b
08 June, 2017
About Comitato di Collaborazione Medica
The CCM - Medical Collaboration Committee is a non-governmental organization founded in 1968 by a group of Turin doctors convinced that health and access to basic care should be guaranteed rights even to the most vulnerable people in the poorest countries. To date, doctors and experts of the CCM are present in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda.
In Africa the CCM:
ensures health care during pregnancy, childbirth and childhood;
strengthens existing hospitals, health centers and dispensaries, providing equipment and medicines;
guarantees access to treatment by strengthening the network of health services even in the villages furthest from hospitals;
train local staff : doctors, nurses, midwives and health workers;
meets local communities and promotes simple prevention tools , such as the mosquito net.
In Italy, the CCM favors access to the health services of migrants and refugees. Realize campaigns s ensibilizzazione addressed to the public and to schools. It promotes courses of training for doctors and nurses.
The CCM believes that every human being, even the most fragile and forgotten, should enjoy the right to health , understood as the overall well-being of the individual.
It supports development processes that protect and promote the right to health, with a global approach, working on health needs and influencing socio-economic factors, identifying poverty as the main cause of lack of health.
It is aimed at the poorest populations and operates in the most disadvantaged areas of the world through the meeting and collaboration of people and communities in Italy and in low-income countries.
It intervenes through:
a) international cooperation projects in the health sector;
b) programs of education for world citizenship and health education ;
c) activities to promote fair policies ;
d) actions to protect the health of migrants and refugees