Resources

General resources may be found here.

For FIGO-specific publications, visit the Publications section.

 

January 2014

Clinical practice handbook for safe abortion care, a practical tool for health professionals (WHO)

November 2013

Tackling FGM in the UK: Intercollegiate recommendations for identifying, recording and reporting

April 2013

The 'FOGSI-FIGO Connection' (Newsletter)

October 2012

'Why Did Mrs X Die, Retold' (launched at FIGO Congress 2012)

-  Arabic version 

June 2012

Second edition - Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems (Authors: World Health Organization, Department of Reproductive Health and Research)

May 2012

Focus on Gynecology: Basic Course in Gynecological and Early Pregnancy Ultrasound (online course)

March 2012

'Essential Interventions, Commodities and Guidelines for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health' - supporting documents in English, French and Spanish (see also entry in February below)

February 2012

EFCNI White Paper and Call to Action for Newborn Health

- White Paper
http://www.efcni.org/fileadmin/Daten/Web/Reports/EFCNI_White_Paper/EFCNI_eWP013112_sv.pdf

- the Call to Action for Newborn Health
http://www.efcni.org/fileadmin/Daten/Web/Call_to_Action_for_Newborn_Health/EFCNI_CALLFA_Print.pdf
(the 10 demands can still be voted for on the multilingual website of ene, mene, mini - http://www.enemenemini.de/index.php?id=517)

- video giving a brief impression of the launch event that took place last Novmber
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=md2qzXzE_6Y

'Essential Inteventions, Commodities and Guidelines for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health'  - A Global Review of the Key Interventions related to Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH)  (also refer to the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health for information)

'We can win the fight for maternal and child health in sub-Saharan Africa' - President Kikwete of Tanzania's recent article on maternal health  (28 Jan 2012)

October 2011

'Right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health' (English)

'Right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health' (Spanish)

- More information about the Special Rapporteur's mandate 

August 2011

WHO HRP newsletter

Pre-Service Education Toolkit: A new toolkit for educating midwives and health workers around the world

July 2011

Progress of the World’s Women - In Pursuit of Justice

June 2011

The State of World's Midwifery 2011: Delivering Health, Saving Lives

May 2011

Stillbirths - the professional organisations' perspective (FIGO, IPA, ICM)

March 2011

2010 Midwifery Symposium - full report now released

January 2011

Presenting The Upcoming 'State of the World’s Midwifery' Report

September 2010

Maternal Deaths Worldwide Drop By A Third - New Report From World Health Organization

August 2010

New To Download: Access To Maternal Health Services From A Human Rights Perspective

December 2009

SOGC Issues Guidelines On H1N1 ('swine flu').

November 2009

RCOG Issues Guidelines On H1N1 ('swine flu')
ACOG Issues New Materials and Update On H1N1 (‘swine flu’)

July 2009

UN General Assembly Resolution on Promotion and Protection of Human Rights