Mexico is a North American country which has bordered to the north by United States, south and west by the Pacific Ocean, southeast by Guatemala, Belize and Caribbean Sea, East by the Gulf of Mexico.
Geographically, Mexico lies in the North American Plate, with small parts of the Baja California peninsula on the Pacific and Cocos Plates. Mexico has become the world's 14th largest country by its total area. This is having many islands in the Pacific Ocean. Some of the major islands include remote Guadalupe Island, Revillagigedo Islands, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Gulf of California, etc.
According to world nominal GDP computation, Mexico has the 15th largest nominal GDP and the 11th largest by purchasing power parity. It has classified as an upper-middle income country by the World Bank. The country is pioneer in advanced research of many fields like medical sciences, renewable energy, chemistry, engineering, etc.
Mexico has produced one Nobel laureate so far from the fields of Physics, Medicine and Chemistry. It has established an excellent infrastructure for advanced research on Pediatrics. Funding and integration of R & D related to pediatric field has been monitoring by Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development in the country. “National Institute of Pediatrics, Mexico” is the leading institution of Mexico for pediatrics research. Several pediatrics journals are available from Mexico with good reputation. There are many leading institutions in the country for pediatric research includes The National Institute of Pediatrics, ‘National Pediatric Institute, Mexico’, Pediatric Nutrition Institute, Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez, etc.