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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.

Staging for OVFTP malignancies

A new report from FIGO's IJGO discusses updates to the ways in which cancers of the ovaries, fallopian tube and peritoneum are staged...

$1 billion for Global Health

The Global Financing Facility grows by $1 billion for maternal, child and newborn health in low-resource settings.

C-Sections: How to Stop the Epidemic

FIGO publishes six clear steps for C-section reduction in new series with The Lancet

Launching the International Childbirth Initiative (ICI)

12 Steps to Safe and Respectful MotherBaby-Family Maternity Care launches at FIGO’s World Congress in Brazil...

FIGO 2018 through the SDGs lens

“Don’t underestimate your power, and be persistent” Lesley Regan reminded the audience attending FIGO World Congress in Rio last week...

Dr Carlos Fuchtner, FIGO President

New FIGO President Dr Carlos Fuchtner highlights need to obtain gender equity at all levels of FIGO.

FIGO announces new President-Elect

Jeanne Conry has the distinguished honour of being the second woman to hold the position of President-Elect since FIGO was founded in 1954

FIGO Global Declaration on Cervical Cancer Elimination

FIGO membership aligns with WHO and the UNFPA to eliminate Cervical Cancer.

HPV rates are going down

The linking of a virus to some cases of cervical cancer development and the introduction of a vaccine to prevent it has been one of the biggest medical breakthroughs of our time.

Celebrating 50 years of Rh prevention; successes and failures

Anti-D Immunoglobulins have nearly eradicated HDFN in the developed world. However.....