IWWG Task Group
Health and Waste (joint TG between IWWG and EUPHA - European Public Health Association)

TG Leader: Raffaello Cossu, Margherita Ferrante



Create a link among different disciplines related to health & waste and share knowledge and experience in the field.


It is proposed that this task group will meet at least once per year at any IWWG conference. It is expected that the task group will participate in the following activities:

  • Sharing info on national activities on Health & Waste
  • Compiling a Position Publication and provide both politicians and the public opinion with correct information


We propose to produce the following outputs:

  • papers
  • position paper
  • website

Intended TG members

Task group members have to be (or will have to become) IWWG members. The following is a preliminary list of potential TG members:


Name Affiliation E-Mail address
Giuseppe Mancini University of Catania (IT) giuseppe.mancini(at)unict(dot)it
Alberto Pivato University of Padova (IT) alberto.pivato(at)unipd(dot)it
Maria Cristina Lavagnolo University of Padova (IT) mariacristina.lavagnolo(at)unipd(dot)it
Paul Elliott Imperial College London (GB) p.elliott(at)imperial.ac(dot)uk
Lorenzo Giusti UWE Bristol (GB) Lorenzo.Giusti(at)uwe.ac(dot)uk
Martine Vrijheid Instituto de Salud Global Barcelona (ES) martine.vrijheid(at)isglobal(dot)org
Federico Viganò Politecnico di Milano (IT) federico.vigano(at)polimi(dot)it
Eleonora Perotto Politecnico di Milano (IT) eleonora.perotto(at)polimi(dot)it
Valentina Grossule University of Padova (IT) valentina.grossule(at)unipd(dot)it



Mode of operation

It is anticipated, as membership within the group increases, that smaller committees will be formed. These committees may meet via online tools in between the larger group meetings.


Raffaello Cossu

e-mail: raffaello.cossu@gmail.com