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October/November 2013 (vol. 10/3)

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International OH systems, Part 6

Part 6: Italy

Summary:

Italy is the birthplace of modern occupational medicine. In the sixth of our occasional series on international occupational health systems, Marcello Campagna, Noemi Maria Mereu, Laura Spada and Pierluigi Cocco explore modern-day OH provision in the country and consider the legacy of its celebrated physician Bernardino Ramazzini.  

THE Italian workforce comprises 22.4 million employees, mostly concentrated in the northern (11.7 million workers from 28 million residents) and …

Marcello Campagna is an occupational physician.

Noemi Maria Mereu and Laura Spada are health advisors/visitors.

Pierluigi Cocco is an occupational physician and associate professor of occupational medicine.

All authors are affiliated to the Department of Public Health, Clinical and Molecular Medicine of the University of Cagliari, Italy.

Author: Campagna M, Mereu N M, Spada L

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Occupational Health at Work October/November 2013 (vol. 10/3) pp24-28

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