The Mission of the National Institute of Perinatología Isidro Espinosa de los Reyes is the resolution of the national problems of reproductive and perinatal health of high complexity, through the basic scientific research, clinical, epidemiologist and social doctor of high level of excellence, that allows to the development of attention models and technological innovation for the health. Its mission also is the academic formation and development of human resources, with solid technical preparation, ethical and humanistic, documented cradle in scientific evidences and experiences, agreed to the demands of the Sector Health, as well as the attendance in health, of high specialty and with quality, position that it like an institutional model of attention.
The National Institute of Perinatología Isidro Espinosa de los Reyes must be the Institution leader at national and regional level in scientific research of high level, oriented with specific missions, the formation of human resources of the highest quality and medical attention of excellence, that hits in the national indicators of health and contributes not only to fall I leave behind epidemiologist, but to face efficiency the emergent problems in reproductive and perinatal health, and contributes to increase the health, quality of life and well-being of the women and children, central axis of the family.
The oldest antecedent of the Institute goes back to the year of 1921, during the presidential period of General Alvaro Obregón, when the maternity is built with character of private charity "House of the Journalist". Eight years later, the 4 of May of 1929, during the exercise of the President Pascual Ortíz Rubio , later change their line of dependency to the National Committee of Protection to the Childhood and to the public charity. In 1937, the gentleman Cardinal red President Lazaro settles down the Secretariat of Public Attendance that absorbs all the establishments with functions in the matter. During the management of the President Luis Echeverria Alvarez, in 1976, to expropriate the then estate occupied by until well-known like "Isidro Espinosa de los Reyes Maternity", employee of the Secretariat of Salubrity and Attendance, to comprise of the Mexican Institution of Attendance to the Childhood (I.M.A.N.). To consider that this institution and the Mexican Institute for the Childhood and the Family shared common objectives and programs, they megre, through presidential decree of the 10 of January of 1977, and so the National System for the Integral Development of Familia (DIF) and then the National Institute of Perinatología is constituted already (INPer), inaugurated the 8 of December of 1977, under the Direction of the Dr. Eduardo Jurado García, happens to comprise of that dependency.