Palermo Outpatient Clinic

Italy - Palermo

98,752

Consultations

50

Voluntary staff

2006

Start of activities

An Outpatient Clinic for migrants and people in need in the Palermo area.

In April 2006, we opened our first Outpatient Clinic in Italy, in Palermo, to provide basic and specialist health care for migrants – with or without residence permits – and local people in need.

Care and social-sanitary assistance

Our Outpatient Clinics offer free basic and specialist medical services and socio-sanitary assistance to facilitate access to the healthcare system to those who need it.

Cultural mediators inform patients about their rights, help them access the public health service, accompany them in case they have to undergo visits or specialist examinations at public facilities, deal with the documents for issuing STP codes (Temporarily Present Foreigner) and ENI (unregistered European citizens), guaranteeing access to the public health service for foreigners and EU citizens.

All the services provided by the Outpatient Clinic are free of charge.

A project born in collaboration with local institutions

The project was made possible with the collaboration of the General Management of the APS 6 in Palermo, which has restructured and made the premises suitable for the our activities. With the exception of some health and coordination figures that guarantee the ongoing operation of the service, the medical, health and administrative staff at the Outpatient Clinic work voluntarily and free of charge.

The Outpatient Clinic in Palermo is dedicated to Giovanni Lo Porto, a man of peace killed by the madness of war.

Contacts and directions

Poliambulatorio di EMERGENCY a Palermo
Via Gaetano La Loggia 5/a
90129 Palermo
Tel: +39 091 6529498
Fax: +39 091 6512553

Opening hours
From Monday to Friday, 9.00-18.00

How to get there
Bus: 309 – 339 – 389 – 105 da Piazza Indipendenza in the direction of Corso Calatafimi

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