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Mexico is about to achieve its goal of universal healthcare. Around 10 years ago, Mexico enacted a law providing access to healthcare through a government insurance program called Seguro Popular. The new Secretary of Health, Salomón Chertorivski, commented on this achievement.  “In 2000, half of the population in Mexico did have a financial mechanism for health, but that was because of their labor status,” he stated. “If you had a formal or salaried job you had access to social security and social security gave you access to medical attention, financing your medical attention.” … Read More

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