FIGO Statements

FIGO Statement on the Zika virus

Statement from the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) on the Zika virus. Please click here to view the statement.

FIGO supports the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (23 May 2016)

Statement from the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. Please click here to view the statement.

FIGO supports International Day of the Midwife 2016

Statement from the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) on the International Day of the Midwife 2016. Please click here to view the statement.

FIGO supports World Health Day 2016 (7 April 2016)

The topic for World Health Day 2016 is ‘Beat diabetes’. Please click here to view the statement. More information on World Health Day 2016 can be found here ...

FIGO supports International Women's Day - 8 March 2016

International Women’s Day (IWD) - a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future - is celebrated on 8 March each year. The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) supports its valuable objectives. Please click...

FIGO reaffirms support: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (6 February 2016)

The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) - held each 6 February - encourages global awareness of FGM/C and promotes its eradication. Please click here to view the statement. View FIGO's film on FGM: :...

WHO Guideline on 'Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception'

Unsafe abortion continues to be a major public health problem causing thousands of deaths each year and resulting in many more women who suffer complications. Given the current critical shortage of specialised professionals in many countries, the involvement of a range of health worker cadres is...

FIGO reaffirms commitment: World AIDS Day (1 December 2015)

On 1 December 2015, FIGO reaffirms its commitment to highlighting World AIDS Day , an international day raising awareness about HIV and AIDS globally. Please click here to view the statement.

FIGO reaffirms support: World Prematurity Day

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) reaffirms its support for the highlighting of World Prematurity Day on 17 November 2015. Please click here to view the statement.

CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO delivering innovative projects to save women’s lives around the world

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) - representing 125 national societies of obstetricians and gynecologists worldwide - announced today at the XXI World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics new opportunities in low- resource countries to reduce global maternal...