WFH NETWORK

Argentina

Country: Argentina
City: Buenos Aires

IHTC:
Instituto Asistencial “Dr. Alfredo Pavlovsky” de la Fundación de la Hemofilia e Instituto De Investigaciones Hematológicas “Dr. Mariano R. Castex” (IIHEMA) de la Academia Nacional de Medicina
Soler 3485 and Pacheco de Melo 3081 - PB C1425BWE - Ciudad de Buenos Aires - Argentina
Tel.: FH 54 4963-1755
Fax: FH +54 4963-1755 (afternoon)
Email:  info@hemofilia.org.ar and direccion@hematologia.anm.edu.ar
Website: IIHema  http://www.acamedbai.org.ar/instituto-castex.php;
FH http://www.hemofilia.org.ar

Director: Dra. Daniela Neme (Fundación de la Hemofilia) and Dr. Salvador Bruno (IIHEMA)
Medical Associates: Dr. Salvador Bruno, Dr. Miguel Tezanos Pinto, Dr. Eduardo Rey, Dr. Horacio Caviglia and Dr. Susana Meschengieser
Fellowship logistics coordinator: Dr. Miguel Tezanos Pinto, Susana Navarro and Héctor Beccar Varela
Year of IHTC designation: 1974

Areas of specialty: Adult and pediatric hematology; physiotherapy; dental care; orthopaedic care and surgery; laboratory diagnosis and genetic diagnosis; nursing; psychology/ social services

DESCRIPTION OF IHTC FACILITIES

Location: The centre is located centrally in the metropolis of Buenos Aires.
Climate: Summer 26-34ºC; Springtime 22-26ºC; Autumn 20-11ºC; Winter 6-15ºC
Accommodations: It depends on the season, but residences are always in close proximity to the care centre.
Language: Spanish and English

DESCRIPTION OF TRAINING PROGRAM

Clinical activities: The centre sees 2,391 patients with hemophilia. It has 32 medical and paramedical staff members and 23 administrative staff members. The Centre provides medical attention in several specializations (hematology, traumatology, dentistry, physiatrics, infectology, hepatology, biochemistry) 24 hours a day.

Laboratory activities/research: Diagnostic services to support the centre; The trainees will learn about the cell based model of coagulation., hemophilia and other bleeding disorders; Diagnosis and treatment (prothrombin time, calibration curves, Activated partial thromboplastine time (APTT), Factor FVIII and FIX measurement, laboratory diagnosis of inhibitors in hemophilia, etc.)

Multidisciplinary activities/research: Multidisciplinary meetings; psychosocial workshops for parents, children, adolescents and adults; educational workshops; meetings with professionals from across Argentina; children’s and family camps; counseling and training on prophylaxis and home treatment.

To see a sample of various training curriculum (laboratory; physiotherapy; orthopedic surgery; molecular genetics; dentistry, etc.), please click here >


Updated July 2014