Also in 2011 TOMA has taken part in a new initiative connected to “Solidarity Christmas” and aimed at raising funds.
The raised funds have been used to finance a specific project aimed to help people living in difficult situations. Financing the program aimed at improving the sanitary-hygienic conditions in the province of Kampong Chhnang in Cambodia. For Christmas 2011the Christian Onlus Association wants to support the “Sanitary Emergency” project in Cambodia of PIME and New Humanity NGO, that work in the districts of Boribor and Teuk Phos in the Kampong Chhnang province. Through targeted interventions we will help in improving the living conditions of the people in the villages giving them a concrete support and involve them in the realization of the required works necessary to improve their lives. The goals of the project are 3: water, home, agriculture. It is an ambitious project with the goal of giving people the chance to have a better life and to hope in a better future. “ http://www.associazionechristian.org/home.html
TOMA contributes to Genetica per la Vita (Genetics for Life) project because we think it is an important project for the access to genetic research. This integrated service finalized to the managing of prenatal and postnatal genetic investigations, has been developed from the synergy among three offices of the Varese province. The scientific process is based on a service chart, a deal between institutions and citizens based on mutual respect, equality and impartiality, that is able to guarantee the right of choice of a great variety of analysis in the field of prenatal and postnatal diagnosis.
TOMA cooperates also with “Mosaico Onlus” an association promoted by Professor Mario Sgrò offers solidarity and orientation services to people that live with discomfort their relationship with the system that deals with health service. Mosaico Onlus makes available to people working in the health service a network of contacts and information with the only goal of giving full access to all the local or national resources with a correct information
TOMA, through the work of Dott.ssa Edvige Grossi, cooperates with “Patologi Oltre Frontiera” (Cross-border pathologists), participating to the online diagnostic activity with virtual slide within the Telepathology project in Zambia. Patologi Oltre Frontiera is a NGO created in Venice in 1999 with the goal of making projects finalized to the developing of Pathological Anatomy and of oncological diagnostics in the Southern Hemisphere. In 2001 Patologi Oltre Frontiera has been officially recognised as ONLUS, while in 2006, with the acknowledgement of the Ministry of External Affairs, has been added to the list of Qualified Non Governmental Organizations. During its ten years activity, Patologi Senza Frontiera have worked on projects in Africa, Latin America, Europe and Middle East.
Federazione Nazionale delle Associazioni Regionali o Interregionali delle Istituzioni Sanitarie Ambulatoriali Private. www.anisap.it
TOMA supported M.G.G. (mobility guaranteed for free) promoted by the Municipality of Busto Arsizio. This project is active all over Italy and has made available to the Municipality a vehicle for underprivileged and with severe mobility problems persons. Beneficiaries of this transport are first of all the Social Services of the municipalities and the U.S.S.L./A.S.L. It is an initiative addressed to the Public Administration institutions that request it.
TOMA and its biologists take particular care of the children that visit the laboratory for blood tests prescribed by their doctors.
Witnessing this special attention is the Very Brave Child Diploma.
It is a diploma for the experience done and aimed to reduce the psychological stress of the children that, winning their natural fears, face stoically the withdrawal.