The purpose is to expand medical scientific capacities for the diagnosis and treatment of oncological, cardiological and neurological diseases, among others.
Through a virtual meeting, in which the Secretary of Mining and Energy of the Ministry of Production and Sustainable Development participated, Flavia Royonthe director of Electric Power, Jorge Giubergia and representing the Undersecretary of Science and Technology, Fatima Soriathe project for the concretion of a High Complexity Nuclear Medicine Center for Salta was presented.
It was agreed to develop technical cooperation for the definition of the center, training of human resources and the use of the property for the radioisotope production facilities.
The CNEA authorities highlighted the importance of the project for the NOA region and the need to train professional and technical personnel necessary for the future operation of the agency, for which it is essential to start training early.
Regarding academic training, it was proposed to promote the Master’s Degree in Medical Physics, which is taught at the CNEA training institutes, in the community of Salta professionals. The slogan is to promote the study of this and other careers relevant to the project.
They participated in the virtual meeting, Maria Fernanda Dominguez, Fernando Laurinec, Gustavo Santa Cruz, Maria Fernanda Rodriguez, Jesuana Iscorbe, from the management of the CNEA. Also the director of the Balseiro Institute, Daniel Domínguez and Institute Director Dan Beninson Juan Carlos Furnari.
Master of Medical Physics
One of the professional offers that is expected to be developed in the province is the Master’s Degree in Medical Physics, a career developed jointly by the Balseiro Institute and the Mendoza School of Nuclear Medicine Foundation (FUESMEN), created in 2003.