Impact metric100,000 patients served
“I saw an opportunity to prevent and manage chronic diseases.”
- Year selected
- Morgan Guerra
In Mexico, 40% of the population is at risk of developing diabetes, which is the nation’s leading cause of death. Knowing that these diseases are avoidable, Christian and his brother Morgan are determined to make prevention a priority. In 2004, they founded Previta, which provides preventive healthcare services, including diagnostic tests, clinical laboratory exams, vaccinations, and affordable and convenient health-monitoring programs. Previta’s mobile health centers treat communities and corporate employees through preventive campaigns, while its retail clinics venture to neighborhood grocery stores and pharmacies to provide health management opportunities for casual shoppers.
As the entrepreneurs scale their business model throughout Mexico and beyond, they are creating high-paying jobs, providing much needed preventive care and health monitoring programs, and changing the way people manage chronic diseases.