Fédération Internationale de Gynécologie et d'Obstétrique (FIGO)
International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Federación Internacional de Ginecologia y Obstetricia
1954-07-26 Geneva Switzerland
Founded 26 Jul 1954, Geneva (Switzerland), when Constitution was adopted by General Assembly, following suggestions made at Congress, 1950, New York NY (USA). Originally also known by the acronym IFGO. Registered in accordance with Swiss Civil Code; UK Registered Charity; Registered in the State of Illinois (USA), 28 Nov 2001.
Promote the health and wellbeing of women worldwide and improve the practice of gynaecology and obstetrics; promote educational activities and strengthen communication links with and between member societies; further close relations with academic institutions, nongovernmental organizations, governments, intergovernmental organizations and the private sector.
Events2021-10-24 | Sydney, Australia – Triennial Congress and General Assembly
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General Assembly (every 3 years); Executive Board (meeting annually); Bureau. Congresses open; observers admitted to other meetings. Regions with Allied Regional Federations: D-XM8082 - African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AFOG); D-XF1619 - Asia and Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AOFOG); E-XE3795 - European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG); D-XD7221 - Federación Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Obstetricia y Ginecologia (FLASOG).
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