FIGO Statements

CONGRESS NEWS: FIGO World Report on Women’s Health says more work needs to be done

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2015 World Report on Women’s Health says more work needs to be done. Please click here to view the release. For media assistance please contact: Janet Weichel McKenzie 613-808-4642 The Hillbrooke Group jweic...

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...

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. Dramatic increases in exposure to toxic chemicals in the last four decades is threatening human reproduction and health, according to the International Federation of...

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.

Midwives key to success of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Statement from the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), on the International Day of the Midwife 2015 The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) supports the International Day of the Midwife 2015 (5 May 2015). Please click here to view the statement.

FIGO supports World Health Day 2015 (7 April)

The topic for World Health Day 2015 is ‘Food Safety’...

FIGO supports International Women's Day 2015

International Women’s Day (IWD) - a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future - is celebrated on 8 March each year. The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) reaffirms its support for its valuable objectives...

FIGO reaffirms commitment: World AIDS Day (1 December 2014)

FIGO reaffirms commitment: World AIDS Day (1 December 2014)

FIGO reaffirms commitment: ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women’ (25 Nov 2014)

On 25 November 2014, FIGO reaffirms its commitment to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.