Women's health newsfeed

FIGO aspires to be the Global Voice for Women's Health.

Check out our latest stories from throughout our 132 member societies, and related to our global programmes and advocacy work.

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...

In Kenya, one life-transforming surgery at a time

Only 1 in 50 women living with obstetric fistula will ever receive treatment. FIGO Fellow Dr John Omboga from Kenya shares his commitment to closing the treatment gap.

Unfinished business of women’s health and rights

FIGO attended the UK launch of UNFPA’s 2019 State of World Population (SWOP) report , highlighting 'unfinished business' ahead if we are to reach ambitious global targets in women's health and rights...

Statement on Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

FIGO presents our statement on the Director-General's report on Primary Health Care towards Universal Health Coverage at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva...

Statement on Draft Strategy on health, environment and climate change

FIGO presents our statement on the Director-General's Draft Global Strategy on health, environment and climate change: the transformation needed to improve lives and well-being sustainable through healthy environments...

What is quality family planning counselling?

FIGO joins the family planning community at the World Health Organization to address why there is still no consensus on how best to deliver and monitor quality contraceptive counselling.

Statement on Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

FIGO presents our statement on the Director-General's report on further progress towards the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the 72nd World Health Assembly...