The Mount Sinai-NY State-Argentina HIV Prevention Program promotes and supports prevention research and training in HIV/TB in Argentina.
Established in 2000, the principal aim of the program is to develop a broad and deep approach for prevention research training in HIV/TB in Argentina.
The program includes training in:
Biomedical Prevention/Basic Research
Behavioral and Sociomedical Prevention Research
Translational Research (that can draw upon basic, biologic and behavioral science)
Trainees will participate in a combined didactic and experiential research-training program under the guidance of assigned Argentine and/or U.S. mentors, each trainee will develop a research project in one of the following areas:
Prevention of perinatal HIV transmission
Primary prevention of HIV through secondary prevention of STDs
Prevention of blood-borne diseases through infection control
Capacity development for the generation of reliable data sets
Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of TB
Clinical, diagnostic, and basic research in HIV/TB
Participation in this unique program will offer trainees the opportunity to present their research and in the future open doors to the field of international health.
The program will cover trainees' travel and living expenses in Argentina or New York.
Giselle Kiperman, MPH, MPhil