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The Creation of the NHS in Italy (1961-1978)

  title={The Creation of the NHS in Italy (1961-1978)},
  author={G. Vicarelli},
The Italian health system has changed its welfare model three times over the course of its 160-year existence. From a form of «residual welfare» during the liberal period (1861-1921), it became «meritocratic welfare» during the fascist period (1922-1943) and in the years of the first republic (1945-1977). Finally, in 1978, the «universalistic institutional» model of health protection was approved. For a long time, therefore, the main responsibility for citizens’ well-being was attributed to… Expand
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