FIGO news

FIGO CONGRESS NEWS: The FIGO LOGIC Initiative: Working towards better maternal and newborn health

Rome, October 9th, 2012 – “Despite combined efforts and recent progress, the targets set by the United Nations to reduce by two-thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-five mortality rate and by three-quarters the maternal mortality ratio - known as Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 - are far from being achieved,” said Professor Hamid Rushwan, Chief Executive of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), presenting  the FIGO LOGIC (Leadership in Obstetrics and Gynecology for Impact and Change) Initiative in maternal and newborn health at the XX FIGO World Congress in Rome, Italy (7-12 October 2012).

FIGO CONGRESS NEWS: Facilitating the achievement of universal access to reproductive health

"The FIGO Fertility Tool Box™" and third release of “Emergency Contraceptive Pills: Medical and Service Delivery Guidelines” presented at FIGO2012

FIGO CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO 2012 World Report: Improving Women's Health

FIGO 2012 World Report: Improving Women's Health

FIGO CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO joining forces to achieve the health-related Millennium Development Goals

FIGO strengthens collaboration with UN organisations, World Federations, Non-Governmental and Faith-Based Organisations, and the Private Sector

FIGO vacancy: Finance Assistant

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is seeking to recruit a Finance Assistant who will be part of our finance team.

FIGO announces dates of: 'A Basic & Advanced Clinical and Laboratory Training Course in ART for Developing Countries'

FIGO has announced the dates for: 'A Basic & Advanced Clinical and Laboratory Training Course in ART for Developing Countries': 8-12 December 2012.

FIGO reaffirms the use of misoprostol in the prevention and treatment of post-partum haemorrhage

Please click here to view the Brief Statement (31 August 2012):

FIGO reaffirms the use of misoprostol in the prevention and treatment of post-partum haemorrhage

(FIGO Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health Committee):

New to download: FIGO Newsletter, August 2012

Please click here to view the latest FIGO Newsletter (August 2012).