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FIGO would like to thank Merck Serono Egypt for providing unrestricted funds to support the Cairo Workshop of the FIGO Committee for Reproductive Medicine (18-22 September 2010); and IBSA International, for providing unrestricted funds to support the activities of the FIGO Committee for Reproductive Medicine during the year 2010.
Committee for Reproductive Medicine
chaired by Dr David Adamson
Approved Terms of Reference
•To create access to quality reproductive medical care for all women of the world.
•To develop evidence-based, culturally sensitive, cost effective policies and guidelines that are accepted as standards for increasing access to quality reproductive medical care in all countries of the world.
•To develop processes and procedures that enable the Committee to function effectively.
•To earn respect and credibility, whilst functioning and communicating well, within FIGO.
•To develop consensus on its proposals consistent with all aspects of FIGO policy.
•To be recognised internationally as an expert leader in promoting ethical, quality reproductive medicine care.
•To develop evidence-based guidelines for the delivery of reproductive medical care that
- Is culturally, religiously, politically and economically sensitive
- Meets the needs of women for whom the care is intended
- Is cost effective
•To develop procedures and programmes that increase capacities of member societies to integrate reproductive medicine education, preventive and comprehensive care into the overall care of women and the healthcare system of the society
- By identifying the reproductive medicine needs of women
- By identifying methods to meet the reproductive medicine needs of women by integrating reproductive medicine care into the general healthcare system for women and society
- By creating comprehensive practical education, training and capacity-building programs that facilitate the integration of facilities, equipment, personnel, systems and other resources utilised for women’s healthcare into the delivery of reproductive medicine services
•To develop and advocate for national and international strategies, policies, procedures and plans that ensure the reproductive rights of women and increase access to and quality of reproductive medicine care
- By increasing awareness in the public, policy makers, private industry, other medical professionals, non-profit organisations and women of the reproductive medicine needs of women
- That result in increased financial, other support and collaboration by all of the stakeholders for increased access and quality of comprehensive reproductive medicine care for women through new initiatives, synergy and partnerships
- That result in increased government/public financial and policy support for increased access and quality of comprehensive reproductive medicine care for women
Dr David Adamson (Chair)
Professor Siladitya Bhattacharya (Co-Chair)
Dr John Collins
Dr Klaus Diedrich
Associate Professor Silke Dyer
Dr Christine Robinson
Professor Egbert R te Velde
Professor P C Wong
Dr Fernando Zegers