Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, University of Panamá

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DEPARTAMENTO DE LAS CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD OCUPACIONAL Y AMBIENTAL, UNIVERSIDAD DE PANAMÁ

Medical Faculty, founded 1951 at University of Panama, founded 1935
Hippocrate in Medical Faculty, University of Panama
Clinica Einstein, Via Argentina, Panama City actually hosting the Department
Bernado Ramazzini 1633-1714
Humboldt University Berlin founded 1809
Doctors, medical students visit USNH Okinawa 130910-M-ZH183-006

Mission[edit]

  • The mission is to contribute to a healthy and safe working and living environment in Panamá by teaching, training, research and dissemination of research

Vision[edit]

  • The vision is to produce and disseminate knowledge to be used for risk prevention in workplaces, authorities, medical clinics, hospitals and others for a healthy environment.
  • The “environment” includes workplace, air, water, soil, social and cultural, economic, environment, and environmental stress.
  • Through our research and by supplying new knowledge from outside we improve understanding of how the environment can affect health and to change the hazardous environments.
  • Through our teaching we educate specialists in occupational and environmental medicine, scientists and policy makers.

Objectives[edit]

  • Homologation of the CSS occupational medical specialists
  • The residency program for the occupational medical specialty
  • Continuing education in occupational medicine
  • Pre- and postgraduate training in research
  • Research in occupational- and environmental health

Specific objectives[edit]

  • To attract and educate researchers and specialists
  • To do research and to disseminate research on the highest international scientific standard
  • Implementation of evidence based medicine in patient care, teaching,research, information and dissemination of health prevention
  • To release "Preventive Health Science" journal, regularly
  • Collaboration with other medical specialties i.e. pediatrics on congenital malformations and pesticide exposure

Aims in research and teaching[edit]

  • To use evidence-based approach in the clinical, teaching and research activities.
  • To include the WHO definitions and guidelines for primary, secondary and tertiary prevention.
  • To inspire and help students and health professionals to start their own research project and Thesis.
  • To do occupational epidemiological surveillance
USMC-120503-M-9426J-001

Programa para la formación de homologación 18 meses [edit]

Programa para la Residencia en Medicina del Trabajo y Ambiental 36 meses[edit]

Pre- and Postgrade Occupational Medicine Education[edit]

Research training modules[edit]

Research team[edit]

Ongoing projects[edit]

Project meetings [edit]

Ongoing research training [edit]

Maritime Clinical Colloquial Networkopen here[edit]

Preventive Health Science Journal open here [edit]