Maternal Health

Every woman’s right: a safe delivery

Although great strides have been taken to decrease the maternal mortality ratio, too many women across the globe are still dying as a result of complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

Maternal rights in a humanitarian crisis

The Chair of FIGO’s Committee on Human Rights, Refugees and Violence Against Women on how sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are critical...

Poor WASH leaves women behind

Without access to water and basic hygiene, the progress being made towards cutting maternal mortality can only go so far.

Celebrating Women’s Health in Taiwan

FIGO President Elect Dr Jeanne Conry and Past President Prof. C.N. Purandare honoured at the 8th International Symposium of Taiwan Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology (TAOG).

Think Equal: women's health, South Africa

Dr Priya Soma-Pillay, South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, on the barriers she sees to equal access of public services and sustainable infrastructure.

Ending obstetric fistula

Meet the professor, teacher, inventor committed to eradicating obstetric fistula.

Reaching more people with HIV

The earlier that someone is diagnosed as living with HIV, the earlier life-saving treatment can start. And the earlier that HIV treatment is started after infection, the better the outcome.

C-Sections: How to Stop the Epidemic

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

Launching the International Childbirth Initiative (ICI)

12 Steps to Safe and Respectful MotherBaby-Family Maternity Care launches at FIGO’s World Congress in Brazil...

Celebrating 50 years of Rh prevention; successes and failures

Anti-D Immunoglobulins have nearly eradicated HDFN in the developed world. However.....