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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.

FIGO Fellowship in Brazil

Noémia Mapasse is currently specialising as an OBGYN in Mozambique and was invited to Brazil as part of the FIGO International Fellowship Programme. She tells us of her experience as a trainee.

Violence and the OBGYN opportunity

Violence in pregnancy is widely prevalent, and OBGYNs have a unique opportunity to assess and provide support.

Early Exposures to Toxics

Reproductive and developmental environmental health: considering the risks from pre-conception to the first two years of life

The Sanitation Crisis

When it comes to women’s health, availability of adequate, safe water and sanitation is critical across the continuum of care...

Born Too Soon

Preterm birth complication is the leading contributor to death among children under five years worldwide. What do the policy makers need to know and do?

90th Anniversary for Finland OBGYNs

The Finnish Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology marks its 90th anniversary, reflecting on both the domestic and global state of women's health...

Family Planning: A Unique Approach

Najbin Akter uses her personal experience of having a PPIUD to provide informed counselling to women in Khulna Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh.

Gestational diabetes: loss and learning

A doctor reflects on the risk of untreated gestational diabetes, and the life-saving importance of family and health communication.

World Diabetes Day: Part 2

Why pregnancy is a powerful moment for taking on diabetes and the NCD pandemic.

Diabetes: Breaking The Family Cycle

Why pregnancy is a powerful moment for taking on diabetes and the NCD pandemic.