The Foundation for Research and Training of Health Professionals of Extremadura (FUNDESALUD) is a foundation of the Public Health System Extremadura nonprofit and for general interest attached to the Ministry of Health and Social Policy of the Government of Extremadura .

Its constitution was authorized by Decree 62/2004, of April 20, being registered in the Register of Foundations of state competition with the number 788 by Order ECI / 4550/2004 of 22 December,and included among the entities benefiting from patronage listed in Article 16 of Law 49/2002 of 23 December.