FIGO news

Latest FIGO Newsletter available online!

The December 2015 issue of the FIGO Newsletter is now available online. Please click here .

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.

Available to view: FIGO Intrapartum Fetal Monitoring Guidelines

The Guidelines are available at the links below, in the special IJGO 'Free to view' section and on the FIGO Committee and Working Group Publications page . CTG Classification Table (October 2015) FIGO consensus guidelines on intrapartum fetal monitoring: Introduction (October 2015) FIGO...

Register for 'Misoprostol for PPH: Moving from Research to Practice'

On 9 December 2015, FCI and Gynuity are hosting an interactive webinar on Misoprostol for PPH: Moving from Research to Practice. Register @ http://cc.readytalk.com/r/vpgfopaiioos

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.

FIGO releases first PPIUD Initiative Newsletter!

The first FIGO Post-Partum IUD Initiative Newsletter is available here . The Newsletter will be 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.

Expanding Contraceptive Choice for Adolescents and Youth to Include Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

The Global Consensus Statement: Expanding Contraceptive Choice for Adolescents and Youth to Include Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (20 October 2015) is endorsed by FIGO. Please click here to view the statement.

Disease Control Priorities, 3rd Edition presents key findings from reproductive, maternal, newborn, & child health volume

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Investing in quality childbirth and family planning can quadruple returns on investment by reducing maternal and neonatal mortality, preventing stillbirth and reducing disabilities, according to new findings presented in the forthcoming volume of Disease Control...

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...

CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO spearheads gender equality initiatives to prevent maternal deaths, fistulae following childbirth and the practice of female genital mutilation

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 important new gender equality initiatives aimed at providing life changing...