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Adolescents and youth call for SRHR

Adolescents and young people consistently lack access to sexual and reproductive health services, in spite of youth champions calling for expanding contraceptive choice and education.

Young people realising their rights

Recognising both the particular disadvantages that youth populations experience in realising their rights to sexual and reproductive healthcare, and working with them as equal partners for change.

Staffing requirements for delivery care

New FIGO Statement sets first international standards for clinical staffing of delivery care in maternity units.

In Kenya, one life-transforming surgery at a time

Only 1 in 50 women living with obstetric fistula will ever receive treatment. FIGO Fellow Dr John Omboga from Kenya shares his commitment to closing the treatment gap.

Unfinished business of women’s health and rights

FIGO attended the UK launch of UNFPA’s 2019 State of World Population (SWOP) report , highlighting 'unfinished business' ahead if we are to reach ambitious global targets in women's health and rights...

Statement on Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

FIGO presents our statement on the Director-General's report on Primary Health Care towards Universal Health Coverage at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva...

Statement on Draft Strategy on health, environment and climate change

FIGO presents our statement on the Director-General's Draft Global Strategy on health, environment and climate change: the transformation needed to improve lives and well-being sustainable through healthy environments...

What is quality family planning counselling?

FIGO joins the family planning community at the World Health Organization to address why there is still no consensus on how best to deliver and monitor quality contraceptive counselling.

Statement on Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

FIGO presents our statement on the Director-General's report on further progress towards the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the 72nd World Health Assembly...

Statement on Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016–2030)

FIGO presents our statement on the Director-General's report on the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health (2016–2030) at the 72nd World Health Assembly...

Sharing the FP task in India

FIGO's postpartum IUD programme offers a roadmap for collaboration between doctors and nurses to scale up access to family planning in India...

Partnering with Midwives in Bangladesh

Increasing access to family planning is a critical strategy for reducing maternal mortality and morbidity - and an area where collaboration between women’s health professionals is key...

Tackling NCD transmission together

Understanding that NCDs are communicable across generations opens new possibilities for early interventions, and a collaborative approach between OBGYNs and midwives to implement them .