CARDINALE RECEIVED BY PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALTA
Adelfio Elio Cardinale, president of the “Italian Society of the History of Medicine” was received in Valletta by Marie-Luise Coleiro-Preca, president of the Republic of Malta, at the Palazzo “San Anton in Attard”, the institutional seat of the Presidency. Cardinale, on behalf of the company, invited Coleiro-Preca to visit Sicily, Palermo and Catania, to “be awarded with honours – we read in a note -, that intend to reward a personality that has distinguished itself in his high offices and in life for noble purposes. Among the honors we must mention the International Award ‘Virdimura’, registered in memory of the first female doctor of Italy, who was recognized in the fourteenth century as a pride and supremacy of Sicilian health”. The president accepted and will be in Sicily on 11 and 12 June 2018.