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Women’s access to quality health care at every age

FIGO's alignment with the Beijing Platform for Action, aiming to increase women's access to appropriate, affordable and quality health care throughout the life cycle...

Link between Maternal health and NCDs

FIGO release new recommendations on postpartum follow-up care for women with complications in pregnancy, who face a greater risk long-term of developing non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease or Type 2 diabetes.

Reducing Unsafe Abortion in Kenya: Where are We?

A court ruling has been made in support of reducing unsafe abortion in Kenya.

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 .

HPV testing in El Salvador

Reseach from El Salvador, published in IJGO, strengthens recommendations for effective and affordable cervical cancer screening and treatment strategies in low and middle-income countries.

Zero Malaria Must Start With Pregnancy

Malaria remains one of the most preventable causes of adverse birth outcomes, and it is vital that global decision-makers understand the particular burden this disease places on pregnant women.

Pregnancy and vaccination

In numerous outbreaks and epidemics, pregnant women have been denied opportunities to receive vaccines that would have protected them and their offspring from the dangers of communicable diseases.

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.