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 1954, when Constitution was adopted by General Assembly, following suggestions made at Congress, 1950, New York NY (USA).
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, NSW Australia – Triennial Congress and General Assembly
2020-12-13 | Kigali, Rwanda – African and Eastern Mediterranean Regional Congress
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General Assembly (every 3 years); Council (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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