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FIGO and FIGIJ Presentation

October 14 - October 19

The FIGO World Congress has taken place every three years since 1958. It is the largest global conference bringing together obstetricians and gynecologists from around the world. It comes back to Latin America after 15 years; last time it was held in Santiago, Chile in 2003.

PAG sessions led by FIGIJ:
Adolescents in the 21st century: Risks, and the opportunities for positive interventions to optimise young womens’ health Register Here.
Date: October 14th 2018
Time: 09:00 – 15:00 including a lunch break

Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology Register Here.
October 17, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Paediatric vulval condition – Liliane Herter, Adolescent sexual coercion – José Enrique Pons Health Resources for adolescents – Marisa Labovsky, Adolescent pregnancy: what works in prevention? – Lavitha Sivapathan

XXII FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics will take place in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Scientific programme will concentrate on the following areas:
•  Maternal Fetal Health
•  Clinical Obstetrics
•  General Gynecology
•  Operative Gynecology
•  Reproductive Medicine
•  Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
•  Urogynaecology
•  Gynecological Oncology
•  Women’s Health Issues and Policy

FIGO’s vision is for women of the world to achieve the highest possible standards of physical, mental, reproductive and sexual health and wellbeing throughout their lives, and to preserve and improve the women’s and sexual rights. The organisation pursues its mission through advocacy, programmatic activities, capacity strengthening of Member Associations, education and training.

FIGO’s overall goals are: to improve the health and wellbeing of women and newborn children worldwide;
to raise the status of women and enable their active participation to achieve their reproductive and sexual rights with access to efficient education and services throughout their life cycle and to upgrade the practice of obstetrics and gynecology through education, training and research to maintain a high standard of professionalism and ethical adherence.

Details

Start:
October 14
End:
October 19
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Website:
http://www.figo2018.org

Venue

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil + Google Map

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