The Chiesi Foundation supports different projects in collaboration with non-profit organizations, universities, hospitals and other organizations, in its main areas of acitivity: scientific research, education and international cooperation.
The projects supported aim at ensuring the spreading of scientific knowledge and the transfer of funds to less developed countries, through long-term oriented initiatives.
The Foundation pays particular attention to co-operation in Africa, in the field of neonatology, with the objective of improving the economic and social contexts, the health conditions and the access to care for neonates and premature infants.
Starting from 2014, Chiesi Foundation is designing and developing its own program:
The objective of the NEST Project is to improve the quality of neonatal care in countries with limited resources, by:
Within the NEST Project, Chiesi Foundation is working with the Saint Camille Hospital in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospital in Tangiuetá (Benin), the Hospital of Ngozi (Burundi) and it's supporting training programs in Azerbaijan, Mongolia and Ukraine.
Since 2014, Chiesi Foundation also supports another international co-operation project in the field of pneumology::
The GASP is a project of medical training in the respiratory area, focused on the development of a transferable model of diagnostic and clinical skills for the management of chronic respiratory diseases, particularly asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).