AISPO is a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO – non profit entity), founded by a group of operators of the Scientific Institute San Raffaele Hospital of Milan. AISPO was formally recognised in 1985 by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an organization suitable to implement cooperation activities in Developing Countries. AISPO is involved in many project to fight poverty, social injustice and the many diseases that affects the most poor people in the world.
AISPO goal is to bring care, relief from diseases and training to people living in poor economic and social conditions
— 2 Samuel 24:24
Khokhe is a 9 years old Yazidi child, forced with her family to flee from Sinjar City under ISIS attack.
She developed the Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS) which is a rapid-onset muscle weakness caused by the immune system damaging the peripheral nervous system. During the acute phase, the disorder can be life-threatening, with about 15% developing weakness of the breathing muscles requiring mechanical ventilation.
Her life was saved thanks to several improvements made by AISPO in Hevi Pediatric Hospital in Duhok (Iraqi Kurdistan), in particular, the construction, the equipment of a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, followed by training to the local staff on new procedures and introducing of International Standard Operations