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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.

Every woman’s right: a safe delivery

Although great strides have been taken to decrease the maternal mortality ratio, too many women across the globe are still dying as a result of complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

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.....

FIGO shouts 'No against Violence for Women'

Today at FIGO World Congress in Rio we launched the FIGO Global Declaration on Violence Against Women.

Nobel Prize winner addresses FIGO

Nobel Peace Prize winning gynaecologist and human rights activist Dr Denis Mukwege addresses his colleagues at the FIGO World Congress 2018