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.

More surgeons for a fistula-free world

Two expert fistula surgeons on the power of the FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative to end obstetric fistula.

NCDs: small changes, big impact

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

Targeted Therapy in Gynecologic Cancers

A new report from FIGO's IJGO shows how targeted therapies have been opening up a new era in cancer treatment...

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.

Migration and women's health

From managing menstruation to modern contraception, migration can put an additional strain on a woman's ability to access healthcare...

Ending fistula: FIGO presents at ISOFS

FIGO presents at ISOFS, the only global conference on obstetric fistula surgery, on progress in training enough surgeons

Making UHC work for women

Sexual and reproductive health and rights, and preconception health, are fundamental to Universal Health Coverage

Global Cervical Cancer Elimination

FIGO joins WHO Working Group on Increase Access to Screening and Treatment in global effort to eliminate cervical cancer

Dedicated to women's health and rights

The principles outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are aligned with FIGO’s vision of a world where all women achieve the highest standards of healthcare...