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Making UHC work for women

Sexual and reproductive health and rights, and preconception health, are fundamental to Universal Health Coverage
Women's health is a human right

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 health throughout their lives...

Fertility and environmental health

An OBGYN's perspective on reproductive and environmental health activism - and how it changed her own outlook...

A Gender-Based Pandemic

FIGO's Global Declaration on Violence Against Women addresses this global epidemic affecting women in every walk of life...

Violence and the OBGYN opportunity

Violence in pregnancy is widely prevalent, and OBGYNs have a unique opportunity to assess and provide support.

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.