Collaboration and Certifications

The INSP has formed academic relations with the most influential educational bodies in the country, as well as with international universities, research centers, community organizations and health related agencies. The agencies that accredit the INSP are:

  • The Council for Education on Public Health (CEPH). The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) is an independent agency recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs offered in settings other than schools of public health. These schools and programs prepare students for entry into careers in public health. The primary professional degree is the Master of Public Health (MPH) but other master's and doctoral degrees are offered as well.
  • Ministry of Public Education (SEP). All programs offered by the INSP are accredited by the SEP, the official agency that regulates and accredits academic institutions and educational programs at the national level in Mexico.
  • National Council for Science and Technology (CONACyT). CONACyT has accredited the INSP as an institution of educational excellence for many years; it an independent public agency within the education sector of the Mexican government and has accredited the Institute’s master’s and doctoral programs since 1992. CONACyT recognizes high-quality degree programs, as demonstrated by solid academic facilities, high graduation rates, strong scientific productivity and infrastructure that foster outstanding results. Accredited institutions receive funds for research and student scholarships. Institutions are certified as research centers or centers of excellence in education; INSP accreditation includes both.
  • National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education (ANUIES). ANUIES is a non-governmental agency composed of higher education institutions in Mexico that meet educational quality standards. ANUIES’ mission is to assist with the standardization of educational programs and continually improve higher education institutions in terms of teaching, research, and the extension of culture and services. It has incorporated 152 public and private universities and institutions of higher education, which together are responsible for 80% of the undergraduate and graduate higher education matriculation in the country The INSP has been formally affiliated with the ANUIES since 1997.
  • Other agencies. A number of international agencies have recognized the INSP as well. For example, the Institute is recognized as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center in three areas: malaria, environmental health and accident prevention. In 2007, the United Nations University (UNU) designated the INSP as a collaborating member working on the UNU Program on Food and Nutrition. The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) designated the INSP as a collaborating member for this illness. In addition, the INSP houses the Latin American Center for Information on Health Sciences (BIREME), which is connected with the Latin American Medical Library, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the WHO. In 2009, the INSP became a collaborating organization with tropEd, an international network of institutions of higher education in international health.
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