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Being an inspiring woman in health

This month, FIGO has spoken with Assoc. Professor Christine Tippett AM, FIGO's Honorary Treasurer about the challenges she has faced as an inspiring woman in health throughout her successful career...
OBGYN, women's health, science

Women in Science: Young OBGYN

We spoke to the World Association of Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (WATOG) President, Atziri Ramirez Negrin, about her experience of being a woman in science.

Against the medicalisation of FGM/C

FIGO reiterates our strong statement against FGM/C. Suggesting that girls and women should be cut for medical reasons is a human rights violation.

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...

Intergenerational NCDs in The Lancet

Failure to integrate maternal and child health services with NCD prevention is a missed opportunity, says new comment published in The Lancet

Fertility and environmental health

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