The Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) is the professional Organization representing practitioners of obstetrics and gynaecology in India. With 223 member societies and over 29,310 individual members spread over the length and breadth of the country, FOGSI is probably one of the largest membership based organization of specialized professionals.
The Indian College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is the academic wing of FOGSI with over 1010 fellows. It was established by FOGSI on December 21, 1984 to further promote the education, training, research and knowledge in obstetrics, gynaecology and reproductive health.
The Federation also publishes a bimonthly Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology where research articles as well as case reports of academic interest from all over the country are reported.
The Federation continues to hold the All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, its annual conference every year in January for four days. FOGSI also organizes Yuva FOGSI, four regional youth conferences to promote and showcase young talent each year. Besides these annual conferences, many academic activities go on round the year throughout the country with twenty-seven subspecialty committees simultaneously working in their designated areas.
The Federation also collaborates with and partners the Government of India and is an invited reprehensive on all relevant policy making bodies of the government on issues related to women's health.
FOGSI has close links and affiliation with international and regional organizations like FIGO, AOFOG and SAFOG, with many of its members having occupied prestigious positions in these organizations from time to time.
The Federation is always conscious of the responsibility it shoulders and the important role it has accepted to work not just for its member's societies and professionals, but in working to advocate and improving the health of women in our country thereby contributing to the wellbeing of India.