FIGO news

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

Colombo Declaration is ‘just the beginning’

South Asian leaders have pledged to make the link between maternal health and diabetes a public health priority. It’s a promising step in a growing global effort, advocates for healthier pregnancies say. Click here to view the full story on the World Diabetes Foundation website...

New FIGO Chief Executive appointed

Johan Vos has now been appointed to the role of FIGO Chief Executive. He has over 20 years’ experience working within the charity/not-for-profit sector, and has extensive experience of leadership within national and international health charities and membership-based organisations. His most...

Sri Lankan Ministry of Health and FIGO sign the Colombo Declaration

Signing of the Colombo Declaration in Sri Lanka (8 September 2016) . A landmark document was signed during the opening ceremony of the 1st South Asia and Asia Pacific International Congress on Diabetes, Hypertension & Metabolic Syndrome in Pregnancy held in Colombo, Sri Lanka last week. The...

Colombo Declaration demands increased focus on maternal health to deal with the diabetes onslaught in South Asia

Over 300 delegates from South Asia representing the South Asian Initiative for Diabetes in Pregnancy today endorsed the Colombo Declaration demanding urgent action to address the link between maternal health and diabetes as a public health priority. They are attending the 1st Asia Pacific Congress...

Colombo to host the 1st South Asia and Asia Pacific International Congress on Diabetes, Hypertension & Metabolic Syndrome in Pregnancy

Over 350 delegates from the South Asia and Asia Pacific Region and other countries around the world are expected to gather in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo between 8th -10th September 2016 to attend the 1st Asia Pacific Congress on Diabetes, Hypertension & Metabolic Syndrome in Pregnancy in...