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Latest FIGO Newsletter available online!

The May 2016 issue of the FIGO Newsletter is now available online. Please click here .

Women Deliver 2016 - 'New PPH evidence for policy and programs' event (17 May 2016)

Please join us for this expert panel highlighting some of the most critical new thinking and research around PPH with important implications for how we think about and manage this challenge globally. The panel, co-organised by Gynuity Health Projects and FIGO , will feature presentations on new...

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 ...

Latest issue of PPIUD Initiative Newsletter now online!

The latest FIGO Post-Partum IUD Initiative Newsletter is available here . The Newsletter is produced four times a year, to keep you informed about the activities and progress of the Initiative. Subscribe now to receive the Newsletter directly to your inbox.

Latest FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative Newsletter online

The latest FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative Newsletter is now online . Click here to subscribe

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: :...

New FIGO Officers meet in London

The new FIGO Officers (2015-2018) met in London at FIGO HQ at the end of January 2016: President - Professor Chittaranjan Narahari Purandare (India) Vice President - Professor Seija Grenman (Finland) President Elect - Dr Carlos Füchtner (Bolivia) Honorary Secretary - Professor Gian Carlo Di Renzo (...

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...

‘In the Body of the World’: Eve Ensler's lecture at the FIGO World Congress 2015

Eve Ensler received a standing ovation for her lecture ‘In the Body of the World’ at the FIGO World Congress in Vancouver in October 2015. View it here http://bit.ly/1NmBgHf Watch other FIGO videos...