Monday, May 29, 2023

COVID-19 and health reform worsen life expectancy in Mexico, laments Dr. Julio Franck

Doctor. Julio Frank Mora alerted by retreat Feather Life expectancy in Mexico, derived from Epidemic of COVID-19,

in interview with joaquin lopez-doriga For radio formula former secretary of Health Fed told that Mexico’s performance due to health emergency was one of the worst worldwide SARS-CoV-2,

As a result, life expectancy has gone up to 71 years from 75 years it was in 1991.

We have lost the last 30 years of progress in life expectancy. And it’s a horrific situation, it’s a number, but behind that number are hundreds of thousands of deaths that shouldn’t have happened in our country.”

Frank Mora mentioned that apart from the epidemic of COVID-19 The health system in the country faces significant challenges such as public care, shortage of medicines and vaccination.

Mexico is going through an outbreak of already fully controlled diseases, maternal mortality has increased. It was not just the handling of the pandemic that was a disaster. The fallout is far more widespread and we are in the process of a major shock,” he said.

questioned the will of the President andres manuel lopez obrador set in Mexico as health care Denmark The expert assured that a health system which was not good in itself was being dismantled.

What has been done is to go in the exact opposite direction. Measures have been taken that are in contrast to Denmark Knowledge This is in contrast to Denmark. One thing is said and another is done and people pay the price”, he thought.

He pointed out that unlike the Danish government, the current government of Mexico It has cut or stabilized the health budget, in addition to the recent centralization of health care; make it disappear popular insurance, which served more than 58 million people from public resources; and attack health professionals.

The pandemic intensified and magnified how badly it (the health system) was designed. This is a model, of Insabi and now IMSS welfare, who want us to return to the health system like in Mexico in the 70s of the last century. This is a great regression”, he condemned.

Doctor. Julio Frank Mora called for public discussion to implement universal health insurance Without division between those who are entitled and those who are not.

With information from Lopez-Doriga Digital

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