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HOSPITALITAS – Healthcare Online Shared Platform for Increasing Tessin And Lombardy Immigrants´ Treatment and ASsistance – is a project funded by the Programma Interreg III A 2000-2006.

Project owner: Stefano Tardini

Project staff: Lara Bachmann, Ilaria Bernardi Zucca

Period: January 2003 to December 2005

Funding agency: Programma Interreg III A 2000-2006

Partners: Institute of Communication and Education of the University of Lugano, Istituto Regionale lombardo di Formazione per l´amministrazione pubblica.

Further Swiss partners are the Scuola superiore per le formazioni sanitarie, and the Centro Documentazione e Ricerca dell´OSC; further Italian partners are Azienda ospedaliera S. Anna in Como, and the Azienda ospedaliera Macchi in Varese.

The purpose of the project is to develop an online platform for the continuing education towards healthcare assistance to patients immigrated from developing countries. The platform is therefore addressed to the healthcare personal working in the cross-border areas of Tessin and Lombardy. The project will develop online courses dealing with biometrical, epidemiological and therapeutical issues, linguistic issues concerning the interaction doctor-patient, issues concerning the psychology of communication, medical anthropology and intercultural communication, demographic issues, legal issues.