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Medical Tourism market grows in Mexico and the Yucatan

With a population of more than 122 million and the only developing destination in North America, Mexico is the 15th largest economy in the world. Its healthcare system is a mix of public and private, and the destination just recently achieved universal healthcare coverage.

Mexico’s private healthcare system is amazingly big, as approximately 66% of the 4,500 hospitals nationwide are privately owned. But the public healthcare system is also very efficient, as two thirds of its population rely on it, and national health authorities are working on an everyday basis to make it more inclusive and effective.

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