Institute of Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Italy
Dr. Giorgio Tamburlini is a MD with post graduate training in Paediatrics, epidemiology and public health and a PhD in Child Health, Developmental Paediatrics and Perinatology. He is director of the European School for Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent health in Trieste Italy, Senior Research Consultant at the Institute for Maternal and Child Health Burlo Garofolo in Trieste and Senior Lecturer of Health Policy and Health Systems at the University of Trieste. He also leads an Italian NGO (Centro per la salute del bambino) focusing on interventions to promote early child development. He has been extensively consulting for WHO, UNICEF and the World Bank in policy development, programme evaluation, and development and implementation of technical guidelines for child care. His research interests span over child health epidemiology and maternal and child health services and policies, with a specific focus on quality of care, children’s environmental health and access and quality of care for disadvantaged population groups. He has been Principal Investigator for several national and international studies on maternal and child health and maternal and child health services. He is member of the Executive and Standing Committee of the International Pediatric Association as representative of ESSOP (European Society for Social Pediatrics) and Technical advisor for quality of care and Deputy President of the Italian Society for Tropical Medicine and International health.