FIGO news

'Together We Can': 3 in 4 maternal, newborn and young child deaths occur in just 20 countries, report reveals

75% of all maternal, newborn and child deaths occur in just 20 countries. The major causes of death are largely preventable, a new report reveals The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), the International Council of Nurses...

FIGO reaffirms commitment: ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women’ (25 November 2016)

Statement from the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) on the ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women’ (25 November 2016) Please click here to view the statement. View more informatinon on the day here ...

FIGO reaffirms support for World Prematurity Day (17 November 2016)

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

Kangaroo Mother Care Joint Statement

FIGO endorses Joint Statement - acceptance and promotion of kangaroo mother care (KMC) by professional associations is critical for its accelerated use to save newborn lives and improve outcomes globally.

Latest FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative Newsletter online

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

Diary date: AGOICON-2016, 2-4 December 2016

The Silver Jubilee Conference of the Association of Gynaecologic Oncologists of India takes place from 2-4 December 2016, at Hotel Leela, Ambience, Gurgaon. Professor Purandare, FIGO President, will be in attendance

FIGO Committee for Women's Health and Human Rights - a new name for a global mission

Please click here to access the first Newsletter of the FIGO Committee for Women's Health and Human Rights...

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.

Diabetes in pregnancy - a growing concern in South Asia

The 1st DIP Asia Pacific Symposium on Diabetes, Hypertension, Metabolic Syndrome and Pregnancy (DIPAP) was held in Colombo from 8-10 September. Please see the latest news piece on the issue of diabetes in pregnancy, featuring the involvement of the FIGO Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy Working Group .

FIGO supports World Contraception Day (26 September 2016)

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