NCDs

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Statement on Third HLM on NCDs

For over 60 years, FIGO has collaborated with the world's top health bodies to work towards the improvement of women's health globally. FIGO is in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), and attending the 146th WHO Executive Board Meeting in Geneva. This week we shared...

Long term fight against NCDs

FIGO Committee Chair Professor Moshe Hod shares his motivation to focus on highlighting the issues and impact of pregnancy complications in the long term fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Committee on Pregnancy and NCDs Statement: PONI

The FIGO Committee on Pregnancy and Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) shares their Statement on the Pregnancy Obesity and Nutrition Initiative (PONI)

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) ...