The Jury of the Cosimo Piccinno Award, chaired by the Hon. Dr. Andrea MANDELLI, has awarded to Major Mario CICCOTTI (AMI Deputy Secretary General), representing the Italian Military Chemical-Pharmaceutical Plant in Florence, the Piccinno Award Edition 2021, after having positively evaluated the project entitled “Solidarity beyond war”.
The award ceremony of the Piccinno Prize was held on Friday, November 5, 2021, during the first day of the congress “FarmacistaPiù”, at the Nobile Collegio Chimico Farmaceutico in Rome.
The project aims to assist populations affected by the war in different theaters of operation with donations of medicines through the “Banco Farmaceutico” and thanks to the transport put in place by the Italian Interforce High Command, which guarantees the delivery directly to where it is needed, all with the collaboration of the Military Ordinariate for Italy, which in addition to acquiring the requests in theaters of operation together with the cells of civil-military cooperation ensures the safe distribution where it is needed. Since its signature, more than two million euros worth of medicines have been shipped to 7 crisis situations.