Mexico is a country between the U.S. and Central America that's known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles. Mexico is the 11th most populated country in the world with around 117 million people.
Mexico has been home to advanced civilizations including the Olmec, Maya, Toltec and Aztec for thousands of years. Spanish conquerors brought bullfighting to Mexico. Mexico is home to over 30 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is a popular tourist destination. Mexico's ancient societies built great cities and huge pyramids, created remarkable works of art, during the mid-1970s, Mexico became a major petroleum producer.
Mexico was the first Latin American member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD), joining in 1994. It is classified as an upper-middle income country by the World Bank. By 2050, Mexico could become the world's fifth or seventh largest economy. Due to its rich culture and history, Mexico ranks first in the Americas and sixth in the world by number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Mexico is a member of the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the G8+5, the G20, the Uniting for Consensus and is an observer of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie since 2014
The country includes leading organisations like Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD), hosted by the UCL’s Institute for Global Health, University of New Mexico and National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition Salvador Zubiran (INCMNSZ). Carlos A. Aguilar Salinas is the Deputy Head of the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism at INCMNSZ. According to SCImago Journal and Country ranking, Mexico stands in the 29th place worldwide in the publication of endocrinology research works and its various research works were published in