Public Health & Infection Control Office

Public Health-centred solutions for sustainable development since 1971

The Public Health & Infection Control Office (PH&ICO) is a multi-disciplinary voluntary independent panel of experts. Its purpose is to influence, support and improve the quality of healthcare through the practice and promoting research and development of infection control and the application of epidemiology in all health settings. The Organization, which is based in Trieste, is led by an experienced board of directors who volunteer their time and expertise with the aim of improving human and animal health worldwide.

Sancin M. Adriano

Senior consultant in Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Gynaecology and Obstetrics. In the 1960s completed specialization residency under the world-renowned professor F. Novak, Medical school – University of Ljubljana. In the 1990s, he graduated from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine – University of London.
He began to practice Tropical Medicine at the Hospital of Albert Schweitzer (Nobel Prize) in Lambarene, Gabon, Equatorial Africa, from 1985 to 1990. After his first mission in Gabon, he founded the Italian Albert Schweitzer Association.

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Agolini Giuliano

Medicine doctor and pharmacologist, he completed his studies under the supervision of prof. E. Tarabucchi in Milan.
For many years he dealt with blood transfusion devices, human plasma substitutes, solutions for haemodialysis, extracorporeal circulation, and parenteral solutions for intensive care patients.
The last ten years has seen full time dedication to the industrial development of biocides, their rational use for a more efficient prevention of hospital acquired infections, and household usage.
Recently published volumes and papers focus on the critical situation towards
emerging and re-emerging blood-borne viruses and prevention strategies.

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Dolzani Lucilla

Since 1994 Assistant professor at the Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste.
She teached many courses at the Faculty of Medicine (1994-1996) and at the Faculty of Science (1994-now) of the University of Trieste, including Laboratoty microbiology, Applied microbiology, General microbiology and Molecular basis of bacterial patogenicity.
Her current research interests focus on two major topics, i.e the epidemiology of nosocomial infections and the diffusion of antimicrobial resistance determinants, particularly those carried by integrons. 

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