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A recital inspired by the stories of Gianfranco Morino to tell his new book at the Don Mario Torregrossa Theater in Acilia

Saturday 13 November, at 17 pm, at the Don Mario Torregrossa Theater, at the San Carlo da Sezze Parish in Acilia (Via di Macchia Saponara, 30 - 108, Rome), Dr. Gianfranco Morino presents his new book "The strength of Hippocrates: stories at the time of the pandemic", written with the contribution of Dr. Paolo Leoncini and published by Impressioni Grafiche in October 2021. For the occasion Augusto Benemeglio, Gabriella Manca e Carlo Ninni they bring on stage a recital inspired by the book: an engaging show that will alternate moments of reading, music and poetry on the stage.

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During the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Morino, a Piedmontese doctor for over 30 years in Africa, partner-founder and project manager of World Friends Onlus in Kenya, started keeping a diary: from his "privileged observatory ”(As he often likes to call it) from the South of the World, Doctor Morino tells about the pandemic through episodes, reflections and testimonies from Nairobi, where World Friends has been working for 20 years to defend the right to health of the poorest and most vulnerable.

From these intense pages comes "The strength of Hippocrates", enriched by the contribution of Dr. Paolo Leoncini, World Friends doctor who brings his testimony from the North of the World, from the streets of Turin, where he works with homeless people. The pandemic, with all its consequences and implications not only health but also and above all social, becomes the starting point to reflect on rights, social justice, medicine as a science at the service of man.

The book is enriched by the journalist's afterword Maurizio Paganelli (La Repubblica) who contributed to its publication.

“The strength of Hippocrates: stories at the time of the pandemic” will be available during the event at the Parish of San Carlo da Sezze. All proceeds will go to World Friends development projects.

The evening is organized in collaboration with the Parish of San Carlo da Sezze and Madonna di Loreto Youth Training Center. Present the evening Silvana Merico, President of World Friends Onlus.

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