Correspondence and papers relating to the RCOG's involvement with FIGO, including correspondence of the RCOG President and Honorary Officers, and papers relating to the FIGO World Congresses.
RCOG records relating to International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCOG/D1
- Dates of Creation1952 - 2000
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
FIGO – the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics – was established in 1954 to bring together professional societies of obstetricians and gynecologists on a global basis. It is incorporated under the Swiss Civil Code but has a Secretariat based in London. Since its foundation, every three years FIGO has organised a World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics.
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