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40th Anniversary Week Celebration

Monday, August 26th, 2013 -- In 1973, FEMAP’s founder, Guadalupe Arizpe de De la Vega set out to improve the quality of life of women and their families by ensuring they had access to healthcare and education. By 1974, Mrs. De la Vega founded Clinica de la Familia, the first structure to ensure that women had access to prenatal care, and labor and delivery services. The two-room clinic grew to four beds and by 1976 became Hospital de la Familia.

This year, FEMAP marks 40 years of serving the community and the FEMAP Foundation is celebrating 20 years of bringing two nations together.

Over four decades, FEMAP has grown to two full-service inpatient hospitals and a nursing school as well as numerous health, economic and social service programs for youth.

Looking back 40 years, we are truly proud that FEMAP has remained faithful to its original premise and its programs continue to provide far-reaching quality medical care and preventive health care education to the poorest and most marginalized individuals in our bi-national community.

Below is a list of events to celebrate the anniversary. If you’d like to attend, please call Brenda Rodriguez at (915) 544-4151 or

II Nursing Student Congress:
FEMAP School of Nursing
“Perinatal Nursing”
Benito Juarez Theater
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

International Seminar on Fetal-Maternal Medicine, Neonatology and Obstetrics
Benito Juarez Theater
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Thursday, September 19, 2013
8:30 AM

8thAnnual FEMAP Gala
Convention Center
El Paso, Texas
Friday, September 20, 2013
7:00 PM

Ground Breaking FEMAP Nursing School Tlaxcala y Gral. Rivas Guillen
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Saturday, September 21, 2013
1:00 PM

Hospital de la Familia Tour and Lunch for Special Guests
Hospital de la Familia
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Saturday, September 21, 2013
2:00 PM

Adolescent Motivational Conference: featuring Nick Vujicic
UACJ University Gym
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Sunday, September 22, 2013
5:00 PM