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Supporting FIGO Members to be Advocates

​FIGO's three-day advocacy and communications training builds capacity for our National Member Societies...

Obstetric fistula: new research, new techniques

As part of our IJGO Special Issue: Obstetric Fistula, FIGO spoke to Dr Rachel Pope, Guest Editor, author and co-author about the critical role of research and collaboration to close the treatment gap.

Serving women in India

I am a third generation private practitioner in our family, yet life has been full of challenges at every step. India is a huge country with a complex health scenario.

Statement on Third HLM on NCDs

For over 60 years, FIGO has collaborated with the world's top health bodies to work towards the improvement of women's health globally. FIGO is in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), and attending the 146th WHO Executive Board Meeting in Geneva. This week we shared...

Statement on the Political Declaration on UHC

For over 60 years, FIGO has collaborated with the world's top health bodies to work towards the improvement of women's health globally. FIGO is in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), and attending the 146th WHO Executive Board Meeting in Geneva. This week we shared...

Statement on Eliminating Cervical Cancer

For over 60 years, FIGO has collaborated with the world's top health bodies to work towards the improvement of women's health globally. FIGO is in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), and attending the 146th WHO Executive Board Meeting in Geneva. This week we shared...

Statement on Decade of Healthy Ageing

For over 60 years, FIGO has collaborated with the world's top health bodies to work towards the improvement of women's health globally. FIGO is in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), and attending the 146th WHO Executive Board Meeting in Geneva. This week we shared...

Professor Dame Lesley Regan

Professor Lesley Regan, FIGO's Honorary Secretary, has been awarded a damehood in today’s Queen's New Year’s Honours List...

PPIUD in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Ministry of Health pledges to widen access to postpartum IUD services, demonstrating the ongoing impact of FIGO’s postpartum family planning project...

Maternal Health in Rwanda

This month, FIGO has spoken to Dr Eugene Ngoga, President, RSOG to hear more about their mission to contribute to the improvement in women’s health in Rwanda...

A champion of UHC

To celebrate UHC Day 2019, FIGO hears from Dr Magnifique Irakoze, Vice President of WATOG about what this year’s High Level Political Declaration means to his country of Rwanda, and to WATOG membership...

Ethical Treatment of Women

FIGO Statement: Health is a human right, and all women and children deserve access to the highest possible standards of physical, preventive, reproductive and sexual health care.

Better for Women

FIGO National Member Society, The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), has this week launched a “Better for Women” report, calling for better joined-up services through the UK’s Health Service. The report aims to ensure that women’s health and wellbeing...