Did you know that 1 out of 10 people around the world is living with Diabetes? According to the IDF Diabetes Atlas, diabetes prevalence continues to rise around the globe, reaffirming Diabetes as a significant worldwide threat to people’s health and well-being. It is for this reason that November is designated as Diabetes Awareness Month.
Diabetes puts people at risk for cardiovascular damage, limb and foot injuries, vision issues, and nerve damage from uncontrolled blood sugar. Adults with Diabetes make up more than four out of five (81%) of the world’s population, and Diabetes is responsible for 6.7 million deaths in 2021 – 1 every 5 seconds.
ITJ joins Diabetes Awareness Month by celebrating the recent opening of a new Center of Excellence in Tijuana focused on developing a revolutionary medical device that aims to improve diabetes patients’ lives.
It is essential to recognize the innovative projects happening on the other side of the border with the help of the nearshore digital talent. Especially in the healthcare and life sciences, U.S. companies can lean on a neighbor’s shoulder and grow their teams to meet their objectives.
Because of its rapid expansion, reduced cost of living, and closeness to San Diego, the South California software development industry has considered Tijuana a potential housing option. The latest World Bank Annual Ratings in the Ease of Doing Business shows that Mexico is the best ranked among Latin America and Caribbean nations. Cali Baja region remains a natural choice for many U.S. companies due to its proximity and market maturity.
Nearshore services are a game-changer for organizations since they can expand their team, gain scalability, and stay competitive. The history of the medical device industry in the Cali Baja region is characterized by sustained growth and increased learning, rising as one of the most important technology hubs in Mexico and Latin America.
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