University description (as per official university website)
The collective enthusiasm of a group of professionals on the end of the decade of `80 had majority participation in the management of the Ministry of Health of the province of Buenos Aires, led by former Health Minister Dr. Ginés González García province, was the reason for the emergence of the Foundation Institute for Health, Environment, Economy and Society, ISALUD Foundation.
Directed by his mentor, founder and then president, Dr. Ginés González García, ISALUD Foundation began operations on October 29, 1991, characterized by a commitment to the production and dissemination of knowledge "in relation to all aspects that contribute human health and social, in its most comprehensive. "
Thus, the Foundation ISALUD worked in a tiny apartment on Avenida Corrientes 1132, where activities were focused on different kinds of search models for the management of health. Also, the founding group defined its mission, which was "to maintain an active presence in the national sector policy."
The various subsectors that comprise the health sector, immediately recognized the institutional potential of the new foundation, trust in her, and soon began ISALUD growth. Soon the space was inadequate and moved to its new headquarters in Viamonte 1167. Accompanying the changes took place edilicios a redefinition of the mission of the Foundation in 1995 in a formal institutional presentation it was stated as: "to contribute to sector reform, and social progress with equity."
Alongside came the need for training those who had a ISALUD Foundation obtain some recognition of their knowledge through the granting of titles. That mark was embodied in an agreement with the National University of Lomas de Zamora, which enabled the Foundation to issue graduate degrees: first in Systems of Social Work Services and then Health Economics.
In the period of seven years after its inception, the Foundation ISALUD highlighted by an intense and continuous training activity and training of human resources in the areas of Social Policy, Health, Economics and Environment, in ways that make the development of the research, design, management, monitoring and evaluation of social and environmental policies.
He also distinguished himself by carrying out technical cooperation activities, advice to various agencies and governmental and nongovernmental entities, public and private resources for research projects, congresses and documentation center.
With the passing of time and in search of a more hierarchical and professionalization of teachers who had been conducting activities to adapt their laws to the Higher Education Act, changing its purpose and defining that in the future the aim being to "ensure the economic sustainability Institute's financial ISALUD "under it, it asked the Ministry of Education's recognition as a university, which was approved and established by Decree 1412/98, simultaneously with the opening of the new building's own Venezuela 931, current location of the institution.
After 17 years since birth, and true to the mission that motivated, promoted a new institutional change: the passing of a University Institute. After completing all the processes of self-evaluation and external evaluation, and with a favorable opinion of CONEAU, providing the Accreditation short, the change of status request, which was approved by decree 1914-1907 PEN
The results of the enthusiasm for almost 20 years, led to the creation of the Foundation ISALUD today are reflected in the many and diverse activities of the University.
The original mystical, Argentina desire for a more just and unshakable calling for help in training of human resources sector are the same feelings that we focused on 29 October 1991.
The University Foundation is an educational institution ISALUD and nonprofit research aimed at developing scientific knowledge for use in the administration and management of systems, organizations and institutions involved in improving the quality of life population as a whole.
Is an organization guided by the principles and purposes of the Foundation ISALUD institutional, in the broader context of freedom and pluralism of ideas and disciplines, seeks to deepen understanding of key current and future problems of society in the areas of Health, Environment and Development, Food and Nutrition Business and Economics, and Social Policy.
As an institution linked with their environment, and with a national and international levels, oriented to the development of professionals able to act critically and creatively in their social environment providing the means to achieve greater equity and wellbeing in the population.
By the realization of the continuous training and support of professional work everyday, come together in applied learning theory-practice integration in a fluid and fruitful academic exchange that even transcends the borders of our country.
The University intends to establish itself as ISALUD national school of excellence in terms of training and research, responding and providing solutions to the health, social, cultural, economic and environmental issues, develop skills to contribute to the welfare of the population.
• Train and update theoretical and methodological professionals from different areas in aspects related to public health, social security, economics, social sciences and all those that make human development.
• Training in planning, implementation and evaluation of macro and micro level in the area of health, human development and the environment.
• Contribute to the communication of knowledge related to their areas end, through the various computer systems, graphics and audio.
• Provide technical assistance and establish relationships, agreements or cooperative ventures with institutions of similar purpose, the country or abroad, for tasks related to their field finals.
• Cooperate with national and foreign universities, international organizations and other public or private institutions for the training of human resources, research and application of knowledge.
• Organize and implement outreach university in their final areas, for the community and its component institutions.
• Develop procedures, methods and systems for the management, development and research projects in social areas.