Importance of Prevention and Cost of Chronic Diseases

By Mónica López | Tue, 02/16/2021 - 09:45

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A preventive approach that uses a holistic understanding of the causes and possible solutions of chronic, non-transmissible diseases is key to tackling this challenge in Mexico, said David Kershenobich, Director General of the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán (INCMNSZ) on Day 1 of Mexico Health Summit. To move toward prevention, he explained, individual and collective social processes that go beyond science and technology are needed, as they must consider physical, mental and social factors.

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