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Executive Health Management

2017 17 Aug

Imagine travelling to Portugal or Cuba and that 100% of the population you see has diabetes! This sounds like a nightmare to me, and I would assume the same for you if you know the burden this disease represents for health systems. This science fiction scenario is no longer fiction in Mexico, we are one of the most affected countries in the world due to... Read more

Health Management

Mexico: Focus on Seguro Popular

2016 05 Jan

Seguro Popular: Mexico’s Progress in Protecting the Right to Health   Mexicans are embracing human rights more than ever before, and Mexico’s constitution has recognised that healthcare is a universal right for more than thirty years. And yet, as made obvious by conflicts over 'Obamacare' in the United States (Council of Economic Advisers 2015),... Read more

Health Management

Volume 15 - Issue 4, 2015

2015 30 Dec

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ICU Management

ESICM 2014: What About the Family’s Burden?

2014 15 Oct

How much do we know about the burden for family caregivers of patients in the ICU? An intensive care unit (ICU) in Mexico surveyed family caregivers about the burden they carry with having a family member in intensive care.Dr Olivares Durán from Mexico presented the results at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) congress this month,... Read more