LTCcovid Country Profile – Printable Version

4.01. Reforms to address Long-Term Care governance

There is evidence of the need to formally develop a National Care System that provides support to those in need of care and their families, and that includes LTCFs. In view of the challenges due to the lack of information and competencies in infection prevention and control at LTCFs, a group of experts, in collaboration with different public institutions, joined efforts with the purpose to update the guidelines in order to allow LTCFs face the pandemic and to contribute to the generation of a National Care System.


Mena-Madrazo, J. A., Sosa-Tinoco, E., Flores-Castro, M., López-Ortega, M., & Gutiérrez-Robledo, L. M. (2021). COVID-19 and long-term care facilities in Mexico: a debt that cannot be postponed. COVID-19 e instituciones de cuidados a largo plazo en México: una deuda impostergable. Gaceta medica de Mexico157(1), 94–96.

Update for: Mexico   Last updated: November 30th, 2021   Contributors: William Byrd  |