Denmark did not arrive | Article by David Ordaz and Rebeca Dosal

Denmark did not arrive |  Article by David Ordaz and Rebeca Dosal

David Ordaz and Rebeca Dosal

Countless times we’ve heard lies Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador what will happen in Mexico healthcare system is better than Denmark. And what’s incredible is that he keeps repeating it. We know he is a consummate liar. The thing is, he keeps saying it because he keeps believing it.

Six years ago, among his 100 commitments approved in the capital’s Zocalo, he declared that his government would create first level healthcare systemit would be, universal, gratuitous and from qualitywith medical care and medications for freeWith general practitioners And specialistswith diagnostics in medical centers and complete equipment for this, as well as a full supply of necessary medications.

GOOD

Is it true that achievement was the disappearance of Seguro Popular came into force in 2003 during the six-year term of Vicente Fox, since the inertia of the system aimed at privatization was contained where there were inequalities between different sections of the population, the treatment of diseases entailed huge costs that covered only children under 5 years of age. This Gaps in service quality are getting worse which were proposed.

BADLY

By eliminating Seguro Popular, National Institute of Health for Wellness (Insabi), an organization that, among its many goals, set itself the task of developing model of serving the population without social security where citizens no longer had to join and that anyone who did not have social security and needed medical care could get it.

He also sought to encourage community activists to undertake a disease prevention campaign, but a concrete or developed proposal was never implemented. To this we had to add differences in the composition of high-level teams in medical institutions, which led to important changes.

The failure was so monumental that Creation And elimination belonging Insabi happened in the same six-year term. It didn’t take long to realize the mistake, and the said institution was replaced by the Decentralized Public Organization (DPO). IMSS well-being.

Various experts on this issue agree that the implementation of Insabi was carried out indiscriminately and without knowledge.

Ugly

“The pandemic came to us with the worst government,” read dozens of notes and opinions. López Obrador apparently changed it to: “So good that we behaved and the pandemic hit us.” The truth is that the appearance COVID-19 there was one more detonating for reconstruction new healthcare system Well, the global “break” forced a delay in the sector’s change agenda and also distracted the government from recognizing early on that Insabi would not work.

The glass is half full

IMSS Bienestar is currently operating in 23 states of the country (those managed by Morena) and, according to the Ministry of Health, includes the so-called First level care (medical centers, general offices and family medicine departments) and Second level (outpatient, specialized care and hospitalization), and also already accommodated tertiary hospitalsThird level.

He IMSS well-being provides care 53 million 24 4 thousand 970 inhabitants in these 23 states through 11,913 health centers, serving 84.8% of those without Social Security.

As its director Zoe Robledo said, promotions health, sports, disease prevention, recovery and rehabilitation in medical centers with the necessary equipment and medications, trained personnel: doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists and others.

NUMBERS

EMPTY MEGA PHARMACY

Another whim emanating from the National Palace was the construction of “Megapharmacy the world’s largest,” a projectile that López Obrador said had failed in his attempt to solve the country’s drug shortage caused by no drugs that he is suffering and that he himself is to blame, along with an inexperienced team of officials.

At the time of opening, it had only 0.9% of storage capacity, and as of May 1, its operator Biological and Reagent Laboratories of Mexico, SA de CV, (Birmex) out of 95,297 calls received only issues 2.7 prescriptions daily. This mega winery, located in Huehuetoca, State of Mexico, has only assortment 341 recipes.

VAPING IS AN EXAMPLE OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Nowadays, it is normal among young people and even pre-teens to bring or buy famous things. vapes or e-Sigs usually either because they are owned or because they are actually very easy to acquire since They do not contain serious restrictions on sale. secretly in WhatsApp groups, through social networks or vending machines, in shopping centers, restaurants, etc. And they are also disposable.

Vapes were originally used to kick the smoking habit, but today vaping is even more addictive than cigarettes. World Health Organization already warned about the threat of vaping among young people and minors.

According to the author’s article National Institutes of Healthit is clear that vaping is not just flavored smoke, but by inhaling all the chemical, psychoactive and toxic substances it contains, it becomes even worse than a cigarettedepending on the usage and frequency given by each consumer.

Survey conducted in 2022 Continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination SurveyOnly 500,000 youth and teenagers aged 12 to 19 use e-cigarettes or vaping devices, and it is likely that this figure has already increased this year.

Scientists are concerned that long term consequences for predominantly young and underage consumers: anxiety, depression, memory problems, sexual dysfunction, sleep problems, exposure to carcinogenic chemicals, chronic bronchitis, serious lung infections and others.

The use of vaping devices is just one example that requires attention and regularization, since, in addition to deaths caused by smoking addiction, the number of deaths will increase as the use of this product increases among youth, adults and minors. . old.

Source: Aristegui Noticias

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