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Constitution of the Mexican States

Objectives:

The Mexican Constitution ensures that everyone has the right to health protection. It states that secondary laws shall define the bases and modalities for access to health services and shall establish the concurrence of the Federation and the federative entities in matters of general health.

Scope:

  • Ensure sufficient access to health services by expanding the coverage of the national system, taking advantage of traditional medicine, as well as supporting indigenous nutrition through food programs, especially for the child population.
  • Improve women’s health conditions; support with special education and nutrition programs for children and youth from migrant families
  • Everyone has the right to health protection.
  • The right to information will be guaranteed by the State.