School of Professional Midwives with Professional License

The Escuela de Parteras Profesionales was created in 1997 and is the first officially recognized school of midwifery in Mexico under agreement 11PET0143N of the Guanajuato Ministry of Education.

The general objective is to train professional midwives with knowledge, attitudes and skills that will enable them to provide sexual and reproductive health care that respects, values and applies the knowledge of evidence-based medicine to provide relevant care.
To encourage problem-solving capacity, health promotion and the establishment of networks to guarantee adequate detection of special cases.

The curriculum is made up of 3 years of theoretical and practical education followed by 1 year of social service, therefore all graduates at the end of the course get a degree and a certificate.

What have we achieved?

In 1997 the Subsecretariat of Education of Guanajuato granted official recognition of studies in Terminal Technical Education in Professional Midwifery.
In 2011 the career of Technical Midwife was included in the sectorial catalogue of positions. CODE: M02117
In 2017 the 17th generation of professional midwives graduated, so far 120 women have successfully completed their studies as professional midwives.
Currently 24 CASA’s professional midwives are working in different public sector hospitals in states such as Chihuahua, San Luis Potosi, Tabasco, Guerrero, Colima, Puebla and Veracruz.

  • In 1997 the Subsecretariat of Education of Guanajuato granted official recognition of studies in Terminal Technical Education in Professional Midwifery.
  • In 2011 the career of Technical Midwife was included in the sectorial catalogue of positions. CODE: M02117
  • In 2017 the 17th generation of professional midwives graduated, so far 120 women have successfully completed their studies as professional midwives.
  • Currently 24 CASA’s professional midwives are working in different public sector hospitals in states such as Chihuahua, San Luis Potosi, Tabasco, Guerrero, Colima, Puebla and Veracruz.

Having graduated 120 professional midwives of 17 generations, CASA recruits women in rural communities so that upon graduation they can return to provide care for women of reproductive age, their babies and their families.