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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.

Every woman’s right: a safe delivery

Although great strides have been taken to decrease the maternal mortality ratio, too many women across the globe are still dying as a result of complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

Statement on Political Declaration on NCDs

FIGO presents our statement on Follow-up to the high-level meetings of the United Nations General Assembly on health-related issues at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.

Statement on Health, Environment and Climate Change

FIGO presents our statement on Health, Environment and Climate Change at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.

Statement on Universal Health Coverage

FIGO presents our statement on Primary Health Care towards Universal Health Coverage at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.

Statement on Accelerating Cervical Cancer Elimination

FIGO presents our statement on Accelerating Cervical Cancer Elimination at the 144th WHO Executive Board Meeting.

Shortfall in health workers and the SDGs

Ensuring there are more jobs in the global health workforce may not seem a significant step towards ending poverty - but it could actually prove game-changing.

Psychosexual health and cancer

A study on psychosexual health in FIGO’s Updated Cancer Report 2018 shows how vital it is to treat every aspect of gynecologic cancer, not just the physical disease itself...

Women and Children Need Better Data

Poor, inconsistent data could be seriously hindering progress towards better health and wellbeing worldwide - and the problem is particularly prevalent where women and children are concerned.

More surgeons for a fistula-free world

Two expert fistula surgeons on the power of the FIGO Fistula Surgery Training Initiative to end obstetric fistula.

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...