Luciano Ravaglia

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Ravaglia visiting Buenos Aires, c. 1983

Luciano Ravaglia (Forlimpopoli; 13 December 1923 – Dovadola; 26 January 2017)[1] was an Italian engineer. He was born in Forlimpopoli, Italy.

Career[change | change source]

He was a member of the Rotary Club of Forlì. He was known for his cutting-edge city-planning and building solutions. When Sergio Mulitsch di Palmenberg was appointed as chairman of the national PolioPlus committee of the Italian Rotary Club, Ravaglia became his deputy. Over the next few years, Ravaglia worked with dedication and enthusiasm to gain recognition from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for polio vaccination.

Death[change | change source]

Ravaglia died on 26 January 2017 in Dovadola, Italy, aged 93.

More reading[change | change source]

  • Baroukh M. Assael, "Il favoloso innesto. Storia sociale della vaccinazione", Editori Laterza, Bari, 1995.
  • Franco Pellaschiar, “Corrispondenza, atti, attestati e stralci di documenti sull’impegno di Sergio Mulitsch per l’Operazione PolioPlus”, In “Realtà Nuova”, anno LXVII, n.3, Milano, 2003.
  • Luciano Ravaglia, "L’eredità di Sergio Mulitsh: Nuovi spazi al servire, l’Istituto Ong fra rotariani italiani” In “Realtà Nuova”, anno LXVII, n.3, Milano, 2003.

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