The FIGO World
Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics is the largest and most comprehensive global event in gynaecology, obstetrics and other sexual and reproductive health and rights issues. For its XXIII World Congress, FIGO will be hosting the Congress online.
From 21-28 October 2021, the FIGO World Congress will bring together obstetricians, gynaecologists, midwives, nurses, researchers and other specialists, alongside policy and decision makers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), patients and advocates.
FIGO will provide a platform for colleagues worldwide to showcase clinical best practice, share the latest research, build alliances, and propose concrete solutions to the challenges in women’s health and rights.
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will be making a video address during the opening ceremony of the Congress.
Throughout the 7 days of the event, WHO and HRP staff will present on a wide range of sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and rights issues.
WHO and HRP staff will present during
a number of live events, as well as already-available pre-recorded sessions. These sessions can be accessed through the FIGO Congress platform by selecting the tag, ‘World Health Organization’.
Access the FIGO Congress website for more information: FIGO 2021 World Congress.
WHO sessions at FIGO XXIII