Top

RANZCOG welcomes Government investment into sexual and reproductive health in the Indo-Pacific region

17 February 2017

Media Statement


The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) welcomes the recent announcement of the Australian Government committing to a continued partnership with the International Planned Parenthood Federation in the Indo-pacific region. A $9.5 million-dollar investment to deliver the Sexual and Reproductive Health Program in Crisis and Post Crisis Settings (SPRINT) over three years, aims to strengthen sexual and reproductive health, rights and support during humanitarian crises.

“The fact that women living in countries so close to our borders are at much greater risk of poor sexual and reproductive health outcomes is just not good enough”, says President of RANZCOG Professor Steve Robson. “We know that investing in women’s health has the broader benefit of improving the overall health of communities, and the Australian Government are to be congratulated for continuing this initiative”.

The SPRINT program assists women and girls to stay healthy, remain in education, and participate equally in society and the economy when communities recover from crises. 

 



MEDIA CENTRE

News

Clarification

In response to the recent communique Misuse of Subspecialist Titles, the College has received valuable feedback from our members.

27/01/2020

News

Australia Day 2020 Honours

RANZCOG congratulates our Fellows who have been recognised in the 2020 Australia Day Honours List.

26/01/2020

News

Congratulations Professor John Newnham AM

RANZCOG congratulates FRANZCOG Professor John Newnham AM who has been named 2020 Senior Australian of the Year.

26/01/2020