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Analysis
Cancer, being the third leading cause of death in Mexico, reflects society’s poor health habits and the heavy burden for the public health budget.
National Cancer Institute (Incan) among other eight hospitals, are in the process
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SHCP is working on a three-year tender for private pharmacy services for IMSS clinics, state hospitals and high-specialty hospitals
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German Fajardo
Director
NAM School of Health Sciences

Rather than a lack of specialists, I think doctors are badly distributed. On average, there are two to three doctors per 1,000 inhabitants. However, in cases like Mexico City, the concentration of doctors can be three times higher than in other regions. This disparity should be addressed not only by universities but also through the National Health System. Around 8,000 doctors graduate from a specialty in Mexico every year but the available university placements are determined based on hospitals’ vacancies instead of the actual needs of the national population. Ideally, the government should have a way of organizing the country’s local and national health needs to have a clear idea of how many doctors and specialists are required by state, which would make it easier to distribute them.

Mexico Health Review interviewed the top universities in Mexico and other talent experts to understand where the gaps are and what programs are best…
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Mexico Health Summit 2019: The Future of Medicine, Today panel highlights
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Abelardo Meneses
Director General
INCan
The National Cancer Institute (INCan) specializes in the treatment of different types of cancer. It is part of an integrated system of 12 hospitals
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Abelardo Meneses
Director
National Institute of Cancer (INCan)
For years, INCan had sought the creation of a national cancer registry to record each new cancer diagnosis.
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Jorge Soto
CTO
Miroculus
We are focusing on demonstrating our technological, biological and clinical results.
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Luz Ruíz
Coordinator
INCan's Tumor Bank
INCan performs both basic and clinical research. A few years ago, we started the practice of translational research to benefit patients.
People should be making lifestyle changes that lead to lower cholesterol levels, reducing tobacco consumption, increasing physical activity,…
Analysis
This chapter takes a look at both companies and institutions fighting to stop the spread of diseases before they hurt Mexicans.
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