In a recent morning conference led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) from the National Palace, several key announcements and updates were made.
Healthcare and Well-being
- IMSS Bienestar: Zoé Robledo, head of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), provided a progress update on the IMSS Bienestar program. Currently, 22 states are onboarded, with an impressive investment of over 2,500 million pesos in 16 states. On the equipment front, the investment totaled 10 billion to 44 million pesos for nearly 84,000 pieces.
- Medicine Supply: Nayarit is leading with 99.3% of prescriptions filled. Following closely are Tlaxcala (98.6%), Colima (97.4%), and Sonora (97.5%).
- Promoting Cultural Activities: The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, emphasized the importance of cultural and leisure activities in addiction prevention, endorsing the “Semilleros Creativos” program, which already benefits over 14,000 young individuals.