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- Institution or research center
- Member of Barcelona + Sustainable
The Global Health Institute of Barcelona (ISGlobal) is the fruit of an innovative alliance between "la Caixa" Welfare Projects and academic and government institutions to contribute to the efforts of the international community in order to face The challenges of health in a globalized world.
ISGlobal consolidates a node of excellence based on the research that has its origin in the hospitals (Hospital Clínico and Parque de Salud MAR) and academic (University of Barcelona and Pompeu Fabra University) and that in the field of health Global accumulates more than 30 years of experience. His work model is committed to translating the knowledge generated by science through the areas of Training and Analysis and Global Development.
The ultimate goal behind the projects that make up ISGlobal's agenda is to correct inequalities in the health status of the various populations in the world.
Fusion with CREAL
On June 30, 2016, the integration into ISGlobal of the Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) was completed, an institution with ten years of excellence in the promotion and development of advanced epidemiological research on the environmental factors that affect Human health The merging of both centers into a larger ISGlobal and capabilities culminates in a strategic alliance process that began in 2013.
In this way, the Global Health Institute of Barcelona has consolidated an innovative cluster of research-related knowledge with the capacity to face health challenges, including infectious diseases and non-transmissible chronic diseases, with a focus on the Its environmental determinants.