The Third Mission fosters the functions of UniCamillus Scientific Research and Training with the aim of encouraging and promoting enhancement, disclosure and transfer of knowledge from the academic sector to the community.
Through its know-how in the various branches of scientific knowledge, our University contributes to the social and cultural development of the society in which it operates.
The implementation and social impact of its activities are guaranteed by our University’s strategic thinking, actualizing in a large number of projects annually monitored.
UniCamillus participated in the #SpiaggeSerene project promoted by the ASL Roma 6 in order to prevent and take action in unpleasant and sometimes health-threatening situations, which may occur during your stay at the seashore and lakeshore, present on the territory of ASL Roma 6, especially in the hot season. The goal was to reach as many people as possible in order to provide recommendations on maintaining correct behaviours and to recommend simple actions to be performed for immediate management in health-threatening situations.
ASL Roma 6 health professionals and UniCamillus Nursing and Physiotherapy Degree Students were present on the seashore and lakeshore at the beach resorts, where they provided important first aid notions, with simulations on dummies, regarding airway decompression procedures in different age groups, as well as for cardiopulmonary reanimation and the use of the semi-automatic defibrillator.
Sunday, June 12, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. was held the fourth edition of the “Run Casal Monastery”: competitive race test on the road of Km 10 ca. within the district Casal Monastero (Rome, City Hall IV). UniCamillus participated in the event by making a donation to the organizers and funding the first 3 prizes for the participating sports associations. In addition, a gazebo was set up in which the trainees of UniCamillus Degree Course in Nursing , coordinated by the Director of the Degree Course Dr.ssa Noemi Giannetta, carried out pressure measurement to all athletes, Blood sugar and saturation.
June 1, 2022 – Final event of the project which involved more than 300 children of the Comprehensive Institute in Rome Belforte del Chienti with free dental visits carried out by UniCamillus Dentistry students.
May 12, 2022 – On the occasion of the International Day of Nurses, at the main entrance of the Ospedale dei Castelli, a team of students and nurses from UniCamillus Degree Courses offered free health services (blood pressure measurement, blood glucose detection and oximetry) to users and visitors who showed up at the booth.
April 2022 – UniCamillus has promoted free theatrical masterclasses in English, curated by Hoo Hah House & APSEchoes to all students who wanted to explore their creativity and increase their confidence through the creation of games and exercises.
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March 2022 – Second year students of the Degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics carried out a dental prevention campaign in the Comprehensive Institute Belforte del Chienti (primary and secondary school), from March 8th to May 26th 2022.
Dentistry students examined 15 primary school and 10 secondary school classes for a total of 339 children.
December 2021 – UniCamillus took part in the TEC-MED Research project, funded by the European Union with the aim of developing a socio-ethical-caring model for elderly and marginalized people in Mediterranean countries.
February 2021 – UniCamillus Task Force project started with its first mission to Cameroon. The project included a group of Professors from our University. The aim was to cooperate with the already active Hospitals in the area. In the future, the project will provide the community with qualified personnel and a new local hospital facility.
October 2019 – UniCamillus, in collaboration with the Degree in Midwifery, took part in the “Baby Pit Stop” project by UNICEF Italy.
Our University chose UNICEF as a partner since it is actively promoting and supporting breastfeeding in local services. Moreover, a dedicated protected area is available since October 1st . The goal was to raise awareness about breastfeeding also in facilities as Universities.
October 2019 – Our University signed a Protocol with Marevivo and Fondazione Recchi to limit the use of non-essential disposable plastic in University areas.
For this aim, Marevivo, UniCamillus and Fondazione Recchi implemented communication and awareness joint actions to spread proper information about pollution.
In today’s society, sports are increasingly significant. This is one of the reasons why our University has been sponsoring UniCamillus Basket, a local basketball team, since 2019. The team proves and promotes the value of sport, which can be also intended as a social and cultural right.
UniCamillus Basket is an amateur sports association and jointed FIP federation (Italian Basketball Federation), it also compete in Serie D league.