The democratization of health in Mexico: financial innovations for universal coverage.

@article{Frenk2009TheDO,
  title={The democratization of health in Mexico: financial innovations for universal coverage.},
  author={Julio Frenk and Octavio G{\'o}mez-Dant{\'e}s and Felicia Marie Knaul},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2009},
  volume={87 7},
  pages={542-8}
}
In 2003, the Mexican Congress approved a reform establishing the Sistema de Protección Social en Salud [System of Social Protection in Health], whereby public funding for health is being increased by one percent of the 2003 gross domestic product over seven years to guarantee universal health insurance. Poor families that had been excluded from traditional… CONTINUE READING