Which has been the First Italian Pediatric Hospital?

Giorgio Maggioni


The article presents a short history of the first italian hospital for children founded in Torino by count L. Franchi di Pont in 1843 and approuved by the King Carlo Alberto. In year 1845 always in Torino the marchioness Giulia Falletti di Barolo created a hospital devoted to the treatment of 3 to 18 years- aged girls non infectious diseases.

Key words : Paediatric Hospital - History

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