The Italian Society of Doctors for the Environment (ISDE Italy) is an environmental organization whose members are medical doctors and other professionals involved in the field of environmental health.
ISDE Italy is an independent, non-profit organization affiliated to the International Society of Doctors for the Environment (ISDE), which has Consultative Status with WHO, Consultative General Status with ECOSOC and cooperates with other international organizations and NGOs.
The main purpose of ISDE Italy is to help defending the environment both locally and globally in order to prevent illnesses, to ensure the necessary conditions for health, and to improve the quality of life. The activities of ISDE are aimed to educate and update both physicians and the general public, and to stimulate awareness and initiatives by public and private bodies.
All the projects by ISDE Italy follow an integrated model finalized to actions, which are generally preceded by appropriate training. ISDE Italy also promotes advocacy, offering scientific support to both Institutions and Communities.