The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is the only worldwide non profi t organization that groups obstetricians and gynecologists. It is a member association in 125 countries/territories. FIGO’s vision is for women of the world to achieve the highest possible standards This international educational program is directed at obstetricians, gynecologists, midwives, nurses, general practitioners and other specialists working in the fi eld of women’s health, policy and decision makers, patient groups, leaders from FIGO partnership and UN organizations. Of the 8,000 expected delegates 40% will be attending from the Americas, 30% from Europe, 20% from Asia, and 10% from other areas of the world.
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. The congress will include plenary sessions, keynote lectures, seminars and poster presentations. Young scientists will be encouraged to present their work. The scientific and industrial exhibits will present the latest information and provide attendees with insight into the ongoing changes in obstetrics and gynecology.