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

Early Exposures to Toxics

Reproductive and developmental environmental health: considering the risks from pre-conception to the first two years of life

The Sanitation Crisis

When it comes to women’s health, availability of adequate, safe water and sanitation is critical across the continuum of care...

Born Too Soon

Preterm birth complication is the leading contributor to death among children under five years worldwide. What do the policy makers need to know and do?

90th Anniversary for Finland OBGYNs

The Finnish Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology marks its 90th anniversary, reflecting on both the domestic and global state of women's health...

Family Planning: A Unique Approach

Najbin Akter uses her personal experience of having a PPIUD to provide informed counselling to women in Khulna Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh.

Gestational diabetes: loss and learning

A doctor reflects on the risk of untreated gestational diabetes, and the life-saving importance of family and health communication.

World Diabetes Day: Part 2

Why pregnancy is a powerful moment for taking on diabetes and the NCD pandemic.

Diabetes: Breaking The Family Cycle

Why pregnancy is a powerful moment for taking on diabetes and the NCD pandemic.

Staging for OVFTP malignancies

A new report from FIGO's IJGO discusses updates to the ways in which cancers of the ovaries, fallopian tube and peritoneum are staged...

$1 billion for Global Health

The Global Financing Facility grows by $1 billion for maternal, child and newborn health in low-resource settings.