Marghera OPD

In December 2010, EMERGENCY opened a clinic in Marghera (near Venice), to provide free-of-charge health care to immigrants (with or without valid visas) and local residents in need. With the exception of a few medical and non-medical personnel, the medical, paramedical and administrative staff at the clinic is run by volunteers.

This program was undertaken in full agreement with the local health authorities; they donated and renovated the structure, completely free-of-charge.


Date opened: December 2010

Number of Consultations: 18,917

Activities: Primary Health Care, Cardiology and Metabolic Pathologies, Dental Care, Optician, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychological and Neuropsychological Support, Ear, Nose and Throat, Infectious Diseases, Social and Medical Assistance.

Facilities: Dental clinic, 2 consultation rooms, optician's clinic, gynecology clinic, auxiliary facilities and a play area in the garden for children.

Data as of December 2013