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Marie Stopes International 44m
This , we're calling for an end to unsafe abortion. ​ Unsafe abortion takes the lives of an estimated 22,000 people every year, but these deaths are entirely preventable.​ 📢Safe reproductive healthcare saves lives.📢
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UN Women Sep 25
At the , Secretary-General called for commitment and resources to end violence against women and girls, "a hidden war on women".
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FIGO HQ 2h
Today is . Unsafe abortion remains a catastrophic public health problem accounting for up to 13 percent of worldwide. Our work on Safe Abortion:
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FIGO HQ 19h
Tomorrow is International Day! Lack of access to safe abortion results in 45% of all abortions globally being unsafe. You can read about FIGO's work on safe abortion here:
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FIGO HQ 22h
FIGO's Pregnancy, Obesity & Nutrition Initiative (PONI) have updated guidelines for the management of prepregancy, & postpartum obesity. Download free: video by
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FIGO HQ Sep 27
Our September newsletter is live! Included inside is info on the new supplement published by the NCDs committee and the PONI. Also inside is news of upcoming webinars, and our updated nutrition checklist. Read it here:
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FIGO HQ Sep 26
Today is & we've got an extra special news item to mark the occasion! We sought the advice of FIGO's committee how we can continue secure services during . Read it here:
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FIGO HQ Sep 26
This , we share a video highlighting the successes of our PPIUD initiative. We call for the integration of PPIUD services as a key strategy towards reducing unmet need for contraception & the vision where every pregnancy is wanted.
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FIGO HQ Sep 25
Currently 214 million women who want to avoid pregnancy have an unmet need for family planning. FIGO works to increase access to quality care and counselling. Read more here:
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Women Deliver Sep 25
Complications due to pregnancy or childbirth are the leading cause of death for girls aged 15-19. We must uphold and advance as the bedrock of . Learn more:
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Gynuity Health Projects Sep 25
The FDA approved the abortion pill 20 years ago. It’s time to make it available via telehealth.
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FIGO HQ Sep 25
This , we share a video highlighting the successes of our PPIUD initiative. We call for the integration of PPIUD services as a key strategy towards reducing unmet need for contraception & the vision where every pregnancy is wanted.
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IJGO Sep 25
Pregnant women with suspected COVID‐19 infection should undergo lung imaging examinations (CXR, CT) and diagnostic testing for COVID‐19 as soon as possible:
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FIGO HQ Sep 25
Learn more about the programme and how you can integrate PPIUD and PPFP services into maternity care. Project brief: Technical brief:
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Guttmacher Institute Sep 25
This , we must confront the fact that women in low-income countries are still nearly 3X as likely to face an unintended pregnancy as those in high-income countries. Income should not determine access to sexual & reproductive health care.
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FIGO HQ Sep 25
Tomorrow is & we've got an extra special news item to mark the occasion! We sought the advice of FIGO's committee how we can continue secure services during . Read it here:
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FIGO HQ Sep 25
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Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters Sep 24
Frontline health workers were recruited to help with putting women and girls in a precarious position as it cut off access to their primary source of information and services. Read a new blog post on and COVID19:
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UNFPA PSB Sep 25
Tomorrow is Day! In 2019, contraceptives procured by had the potential to provide 6️⃣9️⃣.3️⃣ million couples with 1 year of protection☂️ This equals serving the total population of Germany and Kenya combined for a year! More:
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FIGO HQ Sep 24
Thank you so much to all our wonderful speakers & attendees at today's informative & insightful . If you missed it, don't worry! The recording will be available at very soon.
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