• September 27, 2016

    ACOG Statement on USPSTF Draft Recommendations on Screening for Preeclampsia

    “Hypertensive disorders affect five to 10 percent of pregnancies in the United States and can lead to a number of complications, including preterm birth, maternal morbidity and mortality, and long-term risk of maternal cardiovascular disease. ACOG, the leading organization representing the nation’s obstetrician-gynecologists, has always recognized the serious implications of preeclampsia and has convened its own Hypertension in Pregnancy Task Force in the past and issued a report.

  • September 26, 2016

    ACOG Statement on World Contraception Day

    ACOG supports this effort through our Office of Global Women’s Health (OGWH). Through nine different programs ACOG works in 21 countries throughout Asia, Africa, and Central and South America.

  • September 8, 2016

    ACOG Statement on FDA Safety Communication on Ovarian Cancer Screening Tests

    ACOG understands the necessity of an effective screening test for ovarian cancer: it is the fifth leading cause of death by cancer in women.

  • August 4, 2016

    ACOG Statement on Latest CDC Travel Warning and Practice Advisory

    Thomas Gellhaus, MD, President of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), released the following statement on updated travel restrictions and guidance regarding areas recently affected by the Zika virus...

  • July 18, 2016

    ACOG Statement on Zika Virus Transmission

    "The Zika virus continues to be a growing public health concern in the United States. The new and unique case of Zika virus infection in Utah, associated with a very high Zika viral load, is under investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)."

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