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Baja California Sur is leading the rise in health care costs

According to the latest national consumer price index (INPC), the health and personal care goods and services in Baja California Sur with the state of Mexico reported on biggest increase with 10.2 and 10 percent, respectively.

According to the document prepared by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi), in August of this year, the national inflation for these items was 7.96 percent.

So far this year, prices of health and personal care goods and services have continued on an upward trajectory due to increase in the price of their inputs as well as the recovery that sustains the demand for these types of goods.

the national inflation reported until August shows that drugs and medical devices are the most RAISED It corresponds to analgesics, anti-inflammatory, cardiovascular, dermatological, homeopathic and natural medicines, while clinical analysis and medical care during childbirth presented the little effect.

Private hospital care represents the main part of medical inflation at the national level. It is estimated that in Mexico, 40% of the population go to private services to take care of their health.

Pharmacy offices trump public health institutions; citizens prefer private medical care

In a panorama where health and personal care have become more important, the price increase These goods and services in Baja California Sur and the state of Mexico present challenges for consumers. The continuous increase in the costs of medicines and private medical care, together with the growing demand for these services, highlights the need for further analysis and discussion around the accessibility and quality of medical care in Mexico.

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