FIGO news

Closing The Gender Data Gap

Progress towards each SDGs target is measured through a set of indicators, however the data used can be subject to large gender differences.

Fistula: Where We Currently Stand

The latest IJGO supplement, co-authored by FIGO's Dr Andrew Browning and ISOFS, investigates where we currently stand on the prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula...

Save Mothers, Stop PPH

Jerker Liljestrand, Chair, FIGO Working Group on Postpartum Hemorrhage talks about our new initiative to implement a new approach to addressing postpartum hemorrhage.

FIGO appoints new Chief Executive

FIGO's appoints new Chief Executive who shares our ambition to champion and make major improvements to the health and wellbeing of women and girls...

Family Planning in high-income settings

Every OBGYN should be able to counsel on family planning – providing balanced, non-coercive and quality care, where you give accurate information and take time to answer questions...

Professor Dame Lesley Regan

Professor Lesley Regan, FIGO's Honorary Secretary, has been awarded a damehood in today’s Queen's New Year’s Honours List...

PPIUD in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Ministry of Health pledges to widen access to postpartum IUD services, demonstrating the ongoing impact of FIGO’s postpartum family planning project...

Maternal Health in Rwanda

This month, FIGO has spoken to Dr Eugene Ngoga, President, RSOG to hear more about their mission to contribute to the improvement in women’s health in Rwanda...

A champion of UHC

To celebrate UHC Day 2019, FIGO hears from Dr Magnifique Irakoze, Vice President of WATOG about what this year’s High Level Political Declaration means to his country of Rwanda, and to WATOG membership...

Better for Women

FIGO National Member Society, The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), has this week launched a “Better for Women” report, calling for better joined-up services through the UK’s Health Service. The report aims to ensure that women’s health and wellbeing...