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.

Partnering with Midwives in Bangladesh

Increasing access to family planning is a critical strategy for reducing maternal mortality and morbidity - and an area where collaboration between women’s health professionals is key...

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 .

HPV testing in El Salvador

Reseach from El Salvador, published in IJGO, strengthens recommendations for effective and affordable cervical cancer screening and treatment strategies in low and middle-income countries.

Zero Malaria Must Start With Pregnancy

Malaria remains one of the most preventable causes of adverse birth outcomes, and it is vital that global decision-makers understand the particular burden this disease places on pregnant women.

Pregnancy and vaccination

In numerous outbreaks and epidemics, pregnant women have been denied opportunities to receive vaccines that would have protected them and their offspring from the dangers of communicable diseases.

Climate, environment and health - the link

In many of the world’s most vulnerable communities’ climate extremes, such as the recent Cyclone Idai, are widening health inequities...

ICPD at 25: SRHR takes centre stage

FIGO welcomes the UNCPD declaration reaffirming support for the Programme of Action.