The goal of the Institute of Tropical Health of the University of Navarra consists of finding solutions for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of diseases in developing countries development as well as sharing training. In this way, through its work, it aims to improve the quality of life of the people in these countries, avoiding that in the future, there may be talk of "forgotten" or "neglected" diseases and considering that we live in a global world where the health of some is the health of all.
The Institute echoes the experience of decades of multidisciplinary disease research developed at the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science, Nursing, the Clínica Universidad de Navarra, the Centre for Applied Medical Research (CIMA) and the School of Engineering.
The Institute seeks to bring its research closer to clinical application in collaboration with hospitals and university research centres in developing countries development. To this end, it collaborates with researchers and scientists from different institutions and universities in Peru, Argentina, Costa Rica, Mali, Nigeria, Mozambique, Mongolia, Congo, France, Portugal, Switzerland and Tanzania, among others.
Research and Technology Transfer
Research and Technology Transfer The Institute of Tropical Health of the University of Navarra tries to achieve an active participation of the countries so that knowledge and technology transfer to the affected countries takes place.
Promote research into diseases that affect countries at development impeding the health and wellbeing of their populations.
To become an international reference centre for tackling the so-called "neglected diseases" or "neglected diseases". Transfer knowledge and technology to developing countries development.
The values of the Tropical Health Institute are: research, global health and development.