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ECHO Trial Results

Results from the ECHO trial have found no link between injectable contraceptives and risk of HIV infection, but the need for quality contraceptive care remains vital.

Inspiring Africa's Youth

Dr Anne Kihara, FIGO member and President, AFOG, reminds us of the importance of empowering African children to be involved in the decision-making process about their health and well-being.

A Global Health Tsunami: NCDs

FIGO was delighted to share our expertise on the health and rights of girls and women in the 21st century at the recent Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver.

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.

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...