I completed my University education in Medicine at Bologna University. The League, strongly supported by the High Commissariat for Hygiene and Public Health, with circular n. 110 of 14 November 1955 signed by its director, Tiziano Tessitori, fostered collaboration with existing institutions in the field of care for sick people, with particular attention to their reintegration into the workplace and society at large.
A potential confounding relationship between socioeconomic and migrant status has been identified in explaining health disparities 38 and migration-related health inequalities are found to be reduced after adjustment for social class 30. This effect is observed also in our study, but only for the better educated migrant women who tend to have results similar to Italians, possibly in part due to the foreigners from developed countries.
Immediately after its creation, the World Health Organization established a commission of experts on polio, which played a fundamental role in coordinating the activities at national Badante and international levels, spreading the new discoveries and techniques, and increasing knowledge of the disease, its epidemiology, the therapeutic and the post-disease treatments.
Regional governments, through the regional health departments, are responsible for ensuring the delivery of a benefits package through a network of public population-based health care organizations (local health authorities), public hospital trusts and accredited private providers (Ministero della Salute, 1992 , 2006 , 2009a , 2010a ).
Google Scholar See all References 2 new functional structures, called functional territorial aggregation (FTA) and complex primary care unit, will be implemented in order to further integrate the various duties and activities of PCPs and promote a more efficient interaction between PCPs and pediatric hospital and specialty centers.
From the analysis briefly described above, it is possible to deduce the role of the FCHN in Italy, as professionals provided with their own skills and autonomy oriented towards providing care for people - mainly chronically ill and older people - through preventative measures and interventions, in close collaboration with GPs.
Even if it is not possible to define the total expenditure for the regulation of this market in Italy (no databases are available), empirical evidence shows that very few care workers and families are subject to (and benefit from) the existing regulations.
Regions are responsible for: (1) strategic planning process and local regulation in the health and health care area at regional and local level; (2) coordinating health care providers and providing health care services; (3) deciding on the priorities for financing health care organizations that provide services financed through the Regional Health Fund (accredited public and private organizations, local health authorities, teaching hospitals, and accredited private providers); and (4) creating guidelines for providing services in the regional health departments, including assessing the need to build new hospitals, accreditation programs, and accounting systems.