The Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), started the bidding process for the period 2017-2018 for the largest consolidated purchase of drugs in the country
One in three diabetic patients develop retinopathy, a silent disease that can cause blindness, but is poorly understood by physicians at public health institutions.
Due to the increasing penetration of smartphones and tablets among the population of the country, the health industry has found in mobile technology a solution for care and monitoring.
The theft in medicines has led to the loss of approximately USD2.7 million and, also contributes to the rise of illegal trade of these products in the open market (street vendors and internet).
Pharmaceutical companies across the globe earn multi-million dollars by raising the price of their medicines arbitrarily.
Government of Mexico City advances its strategy in digitizing health services. Carlos Slim Foundation signed an agreement with the government for digitizing a patient data from "El Médico en tu Casa".
Albeit Mexico’s currency depreciation in 2015 and 2016, the market for medical equipment, devices and consumables grew by 8% per year in volume, going from 2.0 billion units in 2014 to 2.4 [...]
The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT) and the Ministry of Health (SSA) have agreed to create a Research Consortium in [...]