Federal Government entity and sectorial authority responsible for disease prevention and health promotion. This Ministry establishes public policies regarding health, in order to achieve an equal, sustainable, effective and quality National System of Universal Health.
Unit of SALUD that proposes the national policy to increase the quality of health services and social assistance. Likewise, it establishes the coordination between health and educational sectors to train and update health services providers, according to the population’s current and future health needs.
State agencies that implement health policies in each federal entity according to population needs. Additionally, these agencies carry out, in coordination with other entities, health campaigns, and manage health centers under state control.
Deconcentrated entity that generates and releases information, recommendations and technical assistance to satisfy management needs and assessment of health technologies, in order to facilitate an affective access to health services.
Deconcentrated entity that monitors and enforces the necessary measures to guarantee an effective access to health services, by ensuring the affiliation of the target population that voluntarily requests its registration.
Tripartite (state, employers and employees) independent entity whose main objective is to provide health services to Mexican workers and their families, as well as social security against diseases, disability, old-age or death.
Independent agency in charge of achieving comprehensive state employees’ welfare, retired people and entitled relatives, as well as providing insurances, benefits and services.
Various Secretaries of State and agencies of the federal and state governments have their health centers to attend to their workers and beneficiaries.