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Latest FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative Newsletter online!

The latest FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative Newsletter is now online !

FIGO recruiting for new Conference Manager

FIGO is seeking to recruit a new Conference Manager (£40,000 to £45,000 per annum). It is the only organisation that brings together professional societies of obstetricians and gynecologists on a global basis. For over 60 years FIGO has collaborated with the world's top health and...

Misoprostol Dosage Chart - new release!

The new FIGO 2017 misoprostol-only dosage chart has been released! An update from the widely used 2012 chart detailing recommended dosages of misoprostol when used by itself for a variety of gynecological and obstetrical indications has been revised and expanded by an expert group and is now...

IJGO impact factor soars to 2.174!

FIGO's journal, the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics (IJGO), has seen its impact factor soar to 2.174, its highest ever! The journal’s ranking has also increased to 36/79 journals (up from 47/80). Visit the journal online. Follow IJGO on Twitter. Visit the IJGO Facebook...

FIGO condolences: Dr Babatunde Osotimehin

Professor CN Purandare, FIGO President, said: 'FIGO wishes to pass on its sincere condolences to UNFPA on the very sad passing of Dr Babatunde Osotimehin , its Executive Director. 'Dr Osotimehin was truly a great global health champion, and highly regarded for his work on sexual and...

FIGO supports the International Day of Action for Women's Health 2017

FIGO supports the International Day of Action for Women's Health 2017 (28 May). Click here for more information. Join in the campaign...

FIGO congratulates new Director-General of WHO

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been elected as the new Director-General of WHO. FIGO extends sincere congratulations to him. He has confirmed attendance at the next FIGO World Congress in Rio de Janeiro, in October 2018. Pictured at the World Health Assembly in Geneva: L-R: Professor C N...

FIGO Secretariat awarded SILVER by ‘Investors in the Environment’!

We started working with Investors in the Environment (IIE) towards reducing our impact on the environment in early 2016. We are now excited to announce that we have been awarded the ‘Silver’ level accreditation, scoring over 90 per cent in this category! We will now be putting all...

Latest FIGO Newsletter now online!

The May 2017 issue of the FIGO Newsletter is now available online. Please click here.

FIGO supports the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (23 May 2017)

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.