Mexico

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Healthcare system

Many of the healthcare practitioners in Mexico have been trained in western countries. Mid-sized and larger cities in Mexico have at least one first-rate hospital. The standard of healthcare varies fr ...

Health insurance

Mexico has made drastic healthcare reforms and has achieved universal health coverage in less than a decade. A national health insurance programme, Seguro Popular, was introduced in 2003 and by 2012 t ...

Facts and figures

Capital : Mexico City
Population : 116 million
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Medical tourism

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Healthcare system

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Health insurance

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Facts and figures

General InformationSource

Capital : Mexico City
Population : 116 million
Main languages spoken : Spanish
Main religion : Christianity
International dialling code : +52
Internet domain : .mx
Gross National income (GNI) per capita : 10,613.7 US $
WHO 2013

Tourism data

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World Bank 2012

Population profile

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Healthcare workforce

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WHO 2012
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OECD 2012
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OECD 2012
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WHO 2012
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OECD 2012

Healthcare expenditure

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WHO
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WHO 2012
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Healthcare provision

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WHO 2012
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WHO 2013
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OECD 2012
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OECD 2012

Healthcare activity

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Coronary angioplasty (per 100,000) : Login to view
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Health profile

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WHO 2012
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OECD 2012
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Cosmetic surgery

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Obesity surgery

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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011
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Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery Worldwide 2011

Medical tourism

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Industry participants

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Featured organisations

Switzerland Hospital and Medical Group

Clinic in Cuernavaca

Switzerland Hospital and Medical Group in Cuernavaca, Mexico offers the latest regenerative medicine treatments and techniques from Dr José Arturo Miranda Nava, MD, a Medical Specialist in Longevity and Aesthetics with over 41 years’ clinical and research experience in the field.

Switzerland Hospital and Medical Group

Clinic in Cuernavaca

Switzerland Hospital and Medical Group in Cuernavaca, Mexico offers the latest regenerative medicine treatments and techniques from Dr José Arturo Miranda Nava, MD, a Medical Specialist in Longevity and Aesthetics with over 41 years’ clinical and research experience in the field.

Medical Nexus

Medical travel agency in Saltillo

Located in the beautiful Mexican city of Saltillo, Medical Nexus provides high quality, affordable health services in close proximity to the border with the United States. Dedicated to patient comfort and safety, the agency organises all aspects of a trip to Mexico for treatment, from finding the right expert and medical coordination, through booking travel arrangements and accommodation to arranging tourist activities and post-treatment care.

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