NCDs

Link between Maternal health and NCDs

FIGO release new recommendations on postpartum follow-up care for women with complications in pregnancy, who face a greater risk long-term of developing non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease or Type 2 diabetes.

A Global Health Tsunami: NCDs

FIGO was delighted to share our expertise on the health and rights of girls and women in the 21st century at the recent Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver.

Prize-Winning Diabetes Research

Announcing the winner of the John J Sciarra Prize Paper Award for 2018 - Dr Colin Marais and his co-authors for their research from the Global South on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.

Early screening for pre-eclampsia to save lives

FIGO’s new Guidelines to combat pre-eclampsia are the first evidence-based global recommendations calling for first-trimester screening to improve identification of pregnant women at high risk...

Tackling NCD transmission together

Understanding that NCDs are communicable across generations opens new possibilities for early interventions, and a collaborative approach between OBGYNs and midwives to implement them .

FIGO members play a crucial role

As health professionals, FIGO’s members can play a crucial role in achieving quality Universal Health Coverage (UHC) ...

Statement on Political Declaration on NCDs

FIGO presents our statement on Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on health-related issues at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.

NCDs: small changes, big impact

Co-chair of FIGO's Committee on Pregnancy and NCDs on an opportunity for addressing the NCD pandemic...

Beyond Bad Genes: NCD transmission

Ignoring the role of mother-to-child transmission in NCDs is incubating a global crisis on the same scale as climate change.

Intergenerational NCDs in The Lancet

Failure to integrate maternal and child health services with NCD prevention is a missed opportunity, says new comment published in The Lancet