Benedetta Armocida

Benedetta is a medical doctor by background, with a master's in tropical medicine and global health, and currently a PhD candidate in global health at the University of Geneva. She has dedicated the past years to the global health sector trying to commit to better and equitable health for the most vulnerable people. She has been working as researcher since 2018, and is currently working as researcher at the Italian National Institute of Health (Istituto Superiore di Sanità). She is a collaborator within the Global Burden of Disease Study. Her main research topics are non-communicable diseases, health status of vulnerable populations (adolescents, migrants, elderly people), and gender-based violence. In her free time, she co-founded and now is the president of a non-profit association,, which aims to promote the right to health for all, and to disseminate global health topics through research, information, and education. 


Aging and Displaced

The health and well-being of millions of older people around the world are threatened by violence and war