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CONGRESS NEWS: Global framework for action to improve the diagnosis and care of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and to improve adolescent, preconception and maternal nutrition

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) launches a global framework for action to improve the diagnosis and care of women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and to improve adolescent, preconception and maternal nutrition. Please click here to view the release. Extra...

CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO and global partners launch key actions to help achieve new Sustainable Development Goals targeting global women's and children's health

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and global partners launch key actions to help achieve new Sustainable Development Goals targeting global women's and children's health. Please click here to view the release. For media assistance please contact: Janet Weichel...

Latest media advisory notice - at the FIGO World Congress, Vancouver, 4-9 October 2015

The latest media advisory notice for the FIGO World Congress is available here.

CONGRESS NEWS: Global ob-gyn group urges greater efforts to prevent toxic chemical exposure

Reproductive health professionals say links between prenatal exposure to chemicals and poor health outcomes are increasingly evident. Click here for the news release .and Opinion Paper . French version of the release French version of the Opinion Paper Spanish verson of the release German version...

Latest FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative Newsletter online

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

Summer issue of FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative Newsletter now available

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

Latest FIGO Newsletter available online

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

Fighting Fistula: Building the Capacity of Fistula Surgeons

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) supports the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula 2015 (23 May 2015). Please click here to view the statement.

'Strategies toward Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality'

The Strategies toward Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality report will be officially launched on May 19 during a World Health Assembly event hosted by the delegations from Cameroon and Malawi. The report proposes a global target for maternal mortality, supplemented by context-specific national-...

Misoprostol now on Model List of Essential Medicines for treatment of PPH

FIGO is pleased to share the news that the World Health Organization (WHO) has accepted the application to list misoprostol on the Model List of Essential Medicines for the additional indication of treating post-partum haemorrhage when oxytocin is not available or cannot be used safely (April 2015...