The health management in disasters has been recognized as a valuable discipline that is being taught to new generations of doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other members of health teams. The university needs to promote a fruitful dialogue between professionals and exchange and discussion with other universities, facilitating the transfer of experience, creative innovation and technical collaboration. The inclusion of the theme of the Disaster at the University Given the importance of the Health theme in situations of disaster, and the necessary inclusion of Mental Health problems from a holistic perspective, the Mental Health Program in Emergency and Disaster Health Department Mental Hospital is proposed as a center of study, research and training in the subject. Gain insight and clarity with Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr.. To investigate the processes related to Mental Health and Disaster situations, both individual and community level. Include the issue of emergencies and disasters in the training of future doctors. Contribute to the training of technicians and specialists in the field.
Transfer knowledge to the scientific, technical, educational, health, industrial, and political. Develop cooperative programs with related entities. To investigate the effects of disasters on the health of the population. Considering the theme of Health in disaster situations is a necessity and an inescapable responsibility of the State. Should be seen in the development of a national policy and strategy for overcoming the disaster and its consequences within sustainable development plans throughout the country. The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires, given his academic career, scientific development and its commitment to the community that supports it, can not remain unaffected by this challenge and responsibility in the professional profile of future medical care versus the reality of our time, contributing to the formation of long-term solutions in a development perspective. To the extent that the subject is involved in the academic curriculum of health careers, will progress steadily. Losses and damage to health caused by disasters will be lower and the ability to offer professional services to these events will be provided to the demand criteria of timeliness and efficiency.