Who We Are
The Jacinto Convit Foundation (JCF) is a nonprofit institution founded in june 2012, that preserves, protects and continues the work, projects, values and philosophy of the renowned scientist, physician and humanist Dr. Jacin to Convit.
Inspired in the vision of social service through science, the JCF is comprised by a multidisciplinary team of professionals from the healthcare, basic, social and human sciences, that develop research, social and educational programs to favor our healthcare system, social progress and humanity in general.
The Foundation springs from the merge of two important non-profit organizations: The Association for the Development of Cancer Immunotherapy and the Association for Dermatological Studies, with the purpose of uniting efforts under one unique platform to provide continuity for a legacy that has been committed to improving the lives of the patients for more than a century.
The Jacinto Convit Foundation is an independent institution that works in collaboration and alliance with public institutions, research centers, academia, multilaterals, non-profits and private organizations. Our aim is to work for others through our high impact scientific and social programs.
Develop scientific research, healthcare programs, educational and community projects, performed by a multidisciplinary team, to contribute with the social development and the lives of the most vulnerable people in our country.
Be a leading institution in research, training, and innovation, that will contribute with social progress through science.
Develop cutting-edge science in priority fields of public health that can contribute to social development.
Set up collaborative networks to interact with national and international research centers, public and private institutions, and academia, to develop new knowledge and solutions in different fields of science.
Raise the standards of diagnostic services, care and treatment for patients with cancer and infectious diseases by improving basic and clinical research.
Contribute with advances in science.
Promote Dr. Convit's legacy, research, discoveries, publications, memories and writings through various digital networks and platforms.
Develop educational and community projects that promote social values though science
Teach basic, social and human sciences to children, students and professionals
Instill Dr. Convit's values and philosophy to inspire generations
Provide guidance to the general public in regards to healthcare services related to chronic and infectious diseases.
Contribute with improving basic services for remote and underprivileged populations
Join forces and assist in channeling the efforts needed to advance in science and social development in our country.
The principles of the organization are based on Dr. Convit's philosophy. Each value is taken by some of his most memorable quotes.
- Love for Others
- Love for Life
- Devotion to Public Service
- Team Work
- Fight against stigma and prejudice
- Dedication and Tenacity
- Progress and evolution
- Being Useful to Society
- Not for Profit Work
- Humbleness and Simplicity