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Guadalajara’s Civil Hospital Provides Quality Care to Indigenous Communities

7 de February de 2015 | 10:55 am
Guadalajara’s Civil Hospital ‘Juan I. Menchaca’, has excelled by providing free medical care to indigenous people in recent years, caring for conditions such as...

Chiapas Reinforces Actions to Control Chikungunya Virus Transmission

26 de December de 2014 | 10:55 am
The Ministry of Health of Chiapas reported that the outbreak of Chikungunya virus is controlled in the Istmo-Costa and Fronteriza regions of the state....

Health Plan Cares for Indigenous Women from Guerrero

11 de December de 2014 | 10:00 am
The Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) released a report about ‘Health Days’, which were performed under the ‘New Guerrero Plan’. The report was presented...

Onchocerciasis, towards forming alliances for its control and eradication

11 de November de 2014 | 12:00 pm
Onchocerciasis, also known as “river blindness”, is a parasitic disease caused by the filarial worm Onchocerca volvulus. It is transmitted by repeated bites of...

Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application 2014

3 de November de 2014 | 8:51 pm
 This award aims to recognize the field research and its application, is sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation and granted by the World Food Prize....

Puebla Has Given Green Light for Programs to Improve Indigenous Population’s Health

19 de October de 2014 | 10:55 am
The Ministry of Health of the state of Puebla launched three programs to promote a preventive culture, offering Western and Mexican traditional medicine with...

PAHO Calls for Promote the Health of Indigenous Populations

29 de September de 2014 | 3:55 pm
Last week, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) — a dependency of the World Health Organization (WHO) — made a call to the Americas...

1.5 Million Children Suffer from Malnutrition in Mexico

12 de December de 2013 | 11:55 am
Sonora, Yucatán, Tabasco, Baja California Sur and Guanajuato are the Mexican states which have made the most progress in fighting malnutrition According to the...

Mesoamerica Health 2015 Progress in Chiapas

2 de December de 2013 | 5:54 pm
It was conducted a visit for supervision and monitoring progresses of the Mesoamerican Health Initiative 2015 in Chiapas. The objectives were to review progress...

More than 6 Million Dollars Inversion to Reduce Infant and Maternal Death

28 de October de 2013 | 3:55 pm
In order to reduce infant and maternal mortality in 30 municipalities in the state of Chiapas, which account for 20 percent of people living...

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