In the pharmacy for Indigenous people even the non-prescription medicines are issued, which are not delivered by the health service.
More than 4 million Italians ̵
together with the president of Vo.Re.Co., the chaplain of Regina Coeli, father Vittorio Trani there was the doctor Lucia Ercoli the director of Medicina Solidale , the president of the Foundation Banco Farmaceutico Sergio Daniotti the president of Assogenerici Enrique Hausermann the president of Fofi (Association of Italian Pharmacists) Andrea Mandelli. The equipment of the solidarity pharmacy consists mainly of analgesics, antipyretics, antihypertensive agents and gastrointestinal agents together. The project experimental street pharmacy launched in September last year in Rome with support of the Apostolic Alms and in collaboration with University of Rome Tor Vergata has a network of six street clinics in the Capital created.
Sergio Daniotti, President of the Banco Farmaceutico Foundation, explains the details of the operation: "We collected 7,372 medicine packages worth almost € 67,000 donated by the Assogenerici companies, plus another 1,566 value packages of approximately 22 Thousands of euros donated by other companies working regularly with Banco Farmaceutico for a total of 32 treated therapeutic categories and 17 donor companies ». The protagonists of this initiative are the same voluntary pharmacists who organized and directed the camp of Cinecittà, in which Bf donated medicines and distributed them during the year according to prescriptions distributed medical from the Solidarity Medical Offices of Solidarity: A total of six around which around 15,000 supported gravity.
Lucia Ercoli, Director of Solidarity Medicine and scientific director of the project, explains: "The birth of the first street pharmacy is a concrete act to tackle the" existential margins "mentioned by Pope Francis and at the same time a sign of hope for many citizens of our metropolis who live on the edge of the often forgotten city. The doctor emphasizes that the voluntary service action should not be considered as a substitute for the role of the institutions: "We want to support, encourage and spur the National Health Service to fully carry out its mission."
Pharmacy of Rome street of the reception center in Via della Lungara are 70-80 percent without fixed network residence, both Italian and foreign . «They come here – explained Stefano Giorgi, a volunteer, a former general practitioner in Velletri in pension – because they are scared to go in normal emergency rooms or actually refused, they are not people who have a health card " , At the center of the Via della Lungara in the evening receive legal advice and now also for the breakfast medication. "We started following the prisoner seven years ago – Father explains to Vittorio Trani, chaplain of Regina Coeli – and then opened up other needy towns that need it." An Example? A  Diabetic Coming to the Syringe If we did not do it he would be in mortal danger. "
L Lucia Ercoli, "Soul" of the Street Initiative and Doctor of the San Colonnade Pietro among the homeless of Pope Francis says that "the good is not from [19659010getanwird] solo, the good comes from a community action, and  This community is made up of people who devote part of to the good for the sake of good.Today, there is a choral relationship between civil institutions, corporations, volunteers, ordinary people who have chosen to wage the same fight. Because we are in a war, the war against poverty. "