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Prof. Giovanni Battista Migliori

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Local Address: Italy
WHO Collaborating Centre for TB and Lung Diseases

Employment History

  • Head
    European Respiratory Society
  • Member, Professor
    European Respiratory Society
  • Director
    WHO Collaborating Center for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases
  • Director
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases
  • Italian Director
    WHO Collaborative Center for TB and Lung Diseases
  • World Health Organization Collaborating Center for TB and Lung Diseases

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MD
  • Medical Statistics
    University of Pavia
28 Total References
Web References
Prof. Giovanni Battista ..., 13 Feb 2015 [cached]
Prof. Giovanni Battista Migliori, MD, FRCP, FERS Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for TB and Lung Diseases
And those are eight main areas," ... [cached]
And those are eight main areas," says Giovanni Batista Migliori, head of the European Respiratory Society and director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases.
Migliori says the eight key interventions include increased funding to screen for active and silent TB infection in high risk groups, such as people with HIV, residents of impoverished communities and migrants from neighboring countries.
In addition, he says the governments should invest in research into new tools to rapidly identify and treat tuberculosis, including multi-drug resistant strains.
Migliori says there's a strong motivation for low-burden countries to try to eliminate TB.
"There are several studies showing that the treatment and prevention of tuberculosis is cost-effective. So, that the society costs due to tuberculosis are much higher than the investment needed to prevent them [the disease]," he said.
Migliori says a renewed push to eliminate TB is needed so a resurgence of a preventable and treatable disease does not occur in low-burden countries.
ERS Secretary-General, Prof ..., 15 Dec 2013 [cached]
ERS Secretary-General, Prof Giovanni Battista Migliori, emphasised EU commitment and investment in research and public health, and Dr Piotr Kramarz (Deputy Chief Scientist at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) stated that countries should take into account the national TB epidemiological situation.
ERS member, Professor Giovanni ..., 27 Feb 2013 [cached]
ERS member, Professor Giovanni Battista Migliori, Italy:
Dr Giovanni Battista ..., 24 July 2012 [cached]
Dr Giovanni Battista Migliori of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases warned great care would need to be taken to ensure new treatments were not rendered useless by creeping resistance.
"To protect the investment in these drugs, the rational use of antibiotics within strengthened health systems is necessary to avoid the real risk of losing these new agents in a time shorter than that needed to develop them," he wrote in a commentary in the Lancet.
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