Last updateWed, 19 Jun 2019 1pm

IMSS chief quits, calling budget cuts ‘inhumane’

Citing harsh budget cuts that put the health of patients – especially the poor – at risk, Germán Martínez Cázares resigned this week as director of the Instituto Mexicano de Seguro Social (IMSS), the government-sponsored health care program that covers nearly half of the nation’s citizens.