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Gestational diabetes: loss and learning

A doctor reflects on the risk of untreated gestational diabetes, and the life-saving importance of family and health communication.

World Diabetes Day: Part 2

Why pregnancy is a powerful moment for taking on diabetes and the NCD pandemic.

Diabetes: Breaking The Family Cycle

Why pregnancy is a powerful moment for taking on diabetes and the NCD pandemic.

$1 billion for Global Health

The Global Financing Facility grows by $1 billion for maternal, child and newborn health in low-resource settings.

C-Sections: How to Stop the Epidemic

FIGO publishes six clear steps for C-section reduction in new series with The Lancet

FIGO 2018 through the SDGs lens

“Don’t underestimate your power, and be persistent” Lesley Regan reminded the audience attending FIGO World Congress in Rio last week...

FIGO Global Declaration on Cervical Cancer Elimination

FIGO membership aligns with WHO and the UNFPA to eliminate Cervical Cancer.

HPV rates are going down

The linking of a virus to some cases of cervical cancer development and the introduction of a vaccine to prevent it has been one of the biggest medical breakthroughs of our time.

FIGO Global Declaration on Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy

Today at FIGO World Congress the FIGO Pregnancy and NCD's Committee was pleased to launch: FIGO Global Declaration...

My experience with FGM

A tremendous number of girls in Africa are denied the chance to reach their full potential because of a very harmful practise: FGM/C.