FIGO news

Ending fistula by 2030

Ahead of International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, hear from Dr Kenny Raha and Bijoux from the DRC.

Dr Homa Dost, women's health in Afghanistan

Hear from Dr. Homa Dost in Afghanistan about the importance of investment to better address Obstetric Fistula.

Rebuilding Lives in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

To mark International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, FIGO has heard from three women who have undergone fistula surgery and are now able to recover and re-build their lives. Here's what they had to say:...

Fistula surgery is not an easy job

Dr Nrinmoy Biswas, FIGO Fellow from Bangladesh speaks to us ahead of International Day to End Obstetric Fistula.

A story of Obstetric Fistula from Nepal

FIGO shares the stories of Obstetric Fistula from Mrs Suku and Dr Ganesh Dangal from the remote area of Sarlahi, Nepal.

FIGO welcomes Dr Flavia Bustreo as special consultant

FIGO is very fortunate to have engaged Dr Flavia Bustreo as a special consultant to FIGO. Dr Bustreo was the former World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director-General for Family, Women's and Children's Health. At WHO, she also served as Deputy Director and then Director of The...

May 2018 highlights at FIGO

Dear Colleagues and Friends I am pleased to tell you of the exciting things that have been happening in FIGO in recent months - there have been many!

Midwives leading the way with quality care

Quality of care is a priority for reducing preventable maternal and child deaths. It is also the theme for this year’s International Day of the Midwife; ‘Midwives leading the way with quality care’...

Register safely for!

​XXII FIGO World Congress 2018 is the only meeting related to the practice of obstetrics and gynecology exhausively addressing, during a full week, all aspects of global women's health. Unfortunately there are a number of false websites claiming to be related to the FIGO World Congress. We...

FIGO Regional Congress takes centre stage in Dubai!

FIGO was delighted to have worked with the Emirates Medical Association (EMA), in partnership with the African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AFOG) and the Federation of Arab Gynecology and Obstetrics Societies (FAGOS), to organise its Regional Congress of Middle East and Africa (11-13...