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VI.TO- Hospitality and Care for Victims of Torture, Italian Council for Refugees (CIR)

The primary objectives of VI.TO are:
*The early identification of torture survivors.
*Awareness-raising and training of staff at the national health service and other organisations on torture issues.
*Medical, psychological, legal and social assistance during the asylum-seeking process and once refugee status has been granted. Focus is on avoiding re-traumatisation and providing adequate care.

Updated March 12, 2004.