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Supporting FIGO Members to be Advocates

​FIGO's three-day advocacy and communications training builds capacity for our National Member Societies...

Obstetric fistula: new research, new techniques

As part of our IJGO Special Issue: Obstetric Fistula, FIGO spoke to Dr Rachel Pope, Guest Editor, author and co-author about the critical role of research and collaboration to close the treatment gap.

Serving women in India

I am a third generation private practitioner in our family, yet life has been full of challenges at every step. India is a huge country with a complex health scenario.

Staffing requirements for delivery care

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

Removal of glyphosate from global usage

Global research is underway to understand the potential impact of Glyphosate on human health.

Moving together towards UHC

Reaching the last mile leading up to September’s United Nations High-Level Meeting (HLM) on Universal Health Coverage...

FIGO at 65: every woman's choice

As FIGO celebrates 65 years as a federation, Dr Dorothy Shaw, FIGO Past President 2006-2009 looks back on her Presidency which was underpinned by a focus on sexual and reproductive rights.

FIGO at 65: our achievements

Former FIGO president Professor Gamal Serour reflects on FIGO's formative influence across critical women's health issues...

FIGO at 65: Looking Ahead

As FIGO celebrates an important milestone, we look ahead to the future of our work, dedicated to improving women's health and rights on a global scale...

FIGO at 65: the Power of Partnership

Partnership, fellowship and dialogue have always been at the heart of FIGO's work to improve the health and wellbeing of every woman, and our commitment to SDG17: Partnerships For The Goals...

FIGO at 65: our global commitment

Joanna M. Cain, MD , internationally renowned OBGYN, teacher, researcher in women's health and gynecologic oncology, and long-term FIGO champion, shares her reflections on FIGO's 65th birthday...

FIGO at 65: reducing maternal mortality

Now FIGO is 65. Let us hope that in the coming years FIGO and all 132 member societies will be able to contribute to a world where quality reproductive health care is available to all women are worldwide.

Classification of Placenta Accreta Spectrum Disorders

“It is pivotal to improve the accuracy of PAS diagnosis. FIGO’s new classification for the clinical diagnosis of PAS disorders will improve understanding and reduce overtreatment and diagnosis-related anxiety for many patients. By tackling the confusion of diverse descriptions, and...