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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.

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...

Finding the forgotten: obstetric fistula

An obstetric fistula surgeon in DR Congo working to make 'Health For All' a reality for women forced to the margins...

Helping make an informed choice

A Community Health Volunteer on helping women in Kenya make an informed choice about family planning methods.