What is Midwifery?

Midwifery is a health science and a health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum period, and newborn care as well as the sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives.

In many countries, midwifery is known for its independent and direct specialized education which depends on a previous general training. A professional in midwifery is known as a midwife - a person who has successfully completed a nationally recognized midwifery education program, is qualified for registration, and competent to practice in midwifery.


  1. To develop competent and responsible professional midwives with advance technical skills especially on maternal and child health care imbued with Perpetualite values

  2. To achieve recognition as one of the respected midwives in the country

  3. To develop quality research programs to address emerging issues in midwifery education and clinical practice

  4. To develop and implement sustainable program-based community extension activities participated by various stakeholders



The University of Perpetual Help – Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University College of Midwifery aims to produce globally competitive midwives with dedication, compassion and commitment to the care of children and women throughout pregnancy, labor, delivery and puerperium, and to advance the clinical and professional practice of midwives through liberal education and multidisciplinary approach.


The College of Midwifery envisions itself to become one of the foremost and prestigious institutions in the country recognized for providing the highest quality midwifery education and health care and participating in research to meet the growing demand of the clientele.


  • Consistent High Passing Rate in the Midwifery Licensure Examination

  • Candidate Status - Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA)

  • Partner School of the Department of Health (DOH) Pre-services Scholarship Program (PSSP) in Midwifery in Region IV-A

  • First Midwifery School in Region IV-A to be granted for Limited Face-to-Face classes by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)


Dean: Ms. Jeanie Dela Cruz

Email: midwifery@uphsl.edu.ph

Phone: (0921) 400 0621 / (02) 8779-5310 local 2163