Generate and disseminate knowledge on the determinants and events that produce and reproduce the conditions of transmission or exposure related to the health of the tropics and subtropics of Argentina agents. Run this mission through research, training human, spreading resources and advice to authorities in the development and updating of policies and regulations in your area of competence. To do so will develop and promote synergy of resources, promote international cooperation, coordinating their actions with the National Administration of Laboratories and Health Institutes and other national benchmarks, provincial courts, universities, networks and care, research institutions, and action with the community or in the field, coordinating multisectoral partnerships and building capacity where needed.
The NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL MEDICINE will play a referential function of excellence at national and international level, field research, population, operational and / or implementation base, and training human resources. And will contribute to strengthening local, national and regional capacities in relation to the events and determinants that produce and reproduce the conditions of transmission or exposure related to the health of the tropics and subtropics of Argentina agents. Based on evidence advise the Health Authority in the development, evaluation and implementation of national and regional health and health research, with the active participation of academics, judicial, and community actors sectoral policies.
Health law and policy state: short-, medium and long term.
Local action, coordination and respect jurisdictional, national perspective, regional cooperation and international level of excellence.
Vocation and culture advocacy for bio-psycho-socio-ecological and multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach, integrating biomedical areas.
Collective construction, democratic governance, respect for diversity of opinion, flexibility in determining priorities.
Articulation wide geographical coverage networks, integrating existing resources.
Prioritization of issues and actions according to relevance, feasibility, quality, sustainability, minimal environmental impact and respect for cultural diversity, evaluated by appropriate indicators.
community participation, multisectoral coordination and articulation between the technical and political level, and operating, from the definition and prioritization of problems to implementation and validation of solutions.
Commitment to the community and permanent attitude of service to her, encouraging proposals related to specific problems and concerns, and re-evaluating paradigms when necessary.
equitable access to knowledge, projects, results and benefits.
Calling for a permanent critic and improvement of systems and tools to service to solve the health problems of responsibility of the National Institute of Tropical Medicine sense.