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Greener Journal of Epidemiology and Public Health, Vol. 5 (6), pp. 060-066, October 2017.

 ISSN: 2354-2381 © 2017 Authors

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Manuscript Number: 091217127



Structural and Comparative Analysis of the Best Health Systems in the World Versus Mexico


Suberbiel Ramírez Karla Valeria1, Barrera Cortés Rosa Isela1,

Muller Sanjuan José Alejandro1, Sánchez Martínez Diana Veronica1, Ruvalcaba Ledezma Jesús Carlos2*


1Maestro(a) en Salud Pública [ICSa-UAEH] Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud-Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, México.

2Investigador de Tiempo Completo [ICSa-UAEH] Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud-Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, México.


The foundation of a Healthcare System is to reduce the damage to health in the population through the planning, financing, and administration of human and material resources. Two aspects to be considered include: the equitable distribution of health services among its inhabitants, their co-responsibility and homogeneity of their indicators. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the quality of the best global Healthcare Systems and compare with the Mexican Healthcare System. METHODS: We performed a systematic review in the network through a structural and comparative analysis of the best Healthcare Systems in the world versus the current situation in México. RESULTS: In Mexico, the Healthcare System is fragmented from the outset, and its integration is difficult. Although the leading Healthcare Organization is the Ministry of Health [SSA], each institution presents its own policies, so it could mean each one represents a separate Healthcare System of its own. CONCLUSION: Indicators that evaluate a healthcare system depend on inequity in health, access to health services, adequate treatment in both distribution and financial protection as well as fair financing, thus concluding that expenditures excessive in processes or actors do not guarantee the quality and effectiveness of a Healthcare System.


Keywords: Healthcare System, health services, patient co - responsibility.

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