Horizon and prospects G7: from Italy to Canada the recommendations on global health


Rome, December 13, 2017

9.30 am – 1.00 pm Hotel Nazionale

Crystal Room Piazza Montecitorio 131, Rome

The Global Health Group of GCAP – Italian Coalition Against Poverty with Friends of Global Fund Europe

Invite you to the event


Moderate Cesare Buquicchio

journalist, Director of Health Information


9.30 – 10.00 am

Registration of participants and welcome coffee

10.00 – 10.05 am

Opening of works: Stefania Burbo, co-spokesperson for GCAP Italia

10.05 – 10.15 am

Institutional greetings: Hon. Pia Locatelli, President of the Human Rights Committee of the Chamber of Deputies and coordinator of the parliamentary working group “Global Health and Women’s Rights”

10.15 – 10.25 am

The G7 commitments for global health from 2009 to 2017

Marco Simonelli, Friends of the Global Fund Europe and Francesco Aureli, GCAP Italy

10.25 – 10.35 am

Presentation of the video “Universal Health Cover: fundamental right” by Sara Albiani, GCAP Italy

10.35 – 11.40 am

Analysis and perspectives of the G7 on health and inequality

Rosa Papa, Director of the Women’s Health Complex Structure ASL Napoli 1 Centro

Silvia Mancini, Expert Public Health, Doctors Without Borders

Esteban Burrone, Head of Policy, Medicines Patent Pool

Francesco Branca, Director of the WHO Nutrition Department – video intervention introduced by Francesca Belli, GCAP Italia

Stefano Vella, Director of the National Center for Global Health at the Istituto Superiore di Sanità

11.40 am – 12.10 pm

The health agenda of the Italian Government

Luca Maestripieri, Deputy Director General DGCS MAECI

Pasqualino Procacci, Health expert, Italian Agency for Development Cooperation

Denise Giacomini, DIGISAN Medical Director, Ministry of Health

12.10 – 12.20 pm

The recommendations of civil society on global health at the G7 Presidency of Canada for 2018, in the light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Maria Grazia Panunzi, GCAP Italy

12.20 – 12.50 pm

Parliamentary interventions, discussion and questions from the public

12.50 – 1.00 pm

Closing session

Institutional representative of Canada tbc

Light lunch

Translation service from English will be provided

* The Global Health Group of GCAP is composed of Action, AIDOS-Italian Association for Women Development, AiDS-Aids Rights Health Observatory, OIS-International Observatory for Health and Oxfam Italia.


The event was organized as part of the “Europe in the World – Engaging in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda” project carried out by ENGIM and co-funded by the European Union.