FIGO news

Medical Research Council now launching further call to support ‘rising star’ African Research Leaders

The Medical Research Council has now launched a further call to support ‘rising star’ African Research Leaders.

FIGO launches LOGIC Toolkit

Through the FIGO LOGIC (Leadership in Obstetrics & Gynaecology for Impact and Change) Initiative in Maternal and Newborn Health, FIGO has been working to strengthen the organisational capacity of national professional associations of obstetrics and gynecology in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. 

New to download: FIGO Bioethics Training Curriculum

Click here to download the FIGO Bioethics Training Curriculum.

New to download: IJGO Guide for Authors

Click here to download the IJGO Guide for Authors.

Member Society update from the Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

Please click here for the latest member society update from the Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.

FIGO Cancer Report 2012 available from Secretariat

The Annual Report has now been retitled the ‘FIGO Cancer Report’ and the latest edition was launched to tie in with the FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Rome, Italy in October 2012.

'Why Did Mrs X Die, Retold' - launched at FIGO World Congress 2012

‘Why Did Mrs X Die, Retold’ is a short animated film telling the story of one unfortunate woman's journey through pregnancy and childbirth.

FIGO CONGRESS NEWS: How to make a difference in maternal and newborn health outcomes

FIGO projects for saving mothers and newborns and preventing unsafe abortion

FIGO CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO committed to reducing maternal mortality and complications

FIGO Initiatives for prevention and treatment of post-partum haemorrhage and obstetric fistula in low-resource countries

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).

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