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Web Resources

The Global Library of Women's Medicine 

The Global Library of Women's Medicine is a free and public online bibliographic database launched on 20 November 2008.  Its purpose is to provide expert support to obstetricians, gynecologists, and reproductive health professionals.

The site is contributed to by over 750 specialists and its main feature is 446 specially commissioned chapters on most aspects of women's medicine, constantly reviewed and updated. The site also includes a section on laboratory tests, a video library of surgical procedures, a collection of color atlases of visual medicine, lectures, and sections on safer motherhood and women's reproductive rights.

The American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society

The American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society advances the health of women by providing dedicated leadership and promoting excellence in research, education and medical practice. The AGOS is an organization composed of individuals attaining national prominence in scholarship in the discipline of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health.

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) works to improve health care for women everywhere, by setting standards for clinical practice, providing doctors with training and lifelong learning, and advocating for women’s health care worldwide.

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics - the only organisation that brings together professional societies of obstetricians and gynecologists on a global basis.


TeachMeObGyn is a comprehensive obstetrics and gynaecology encyclopedia presented in a visually-appealing, easy-to-read format.

Created by a team of doctors and medical students, each topic combines structured medical knowledge with high-yield clinical pearls, seamlessly bridging the gap between scholarly learning and improved patient care.


Association of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians - Medical Organization,  Tanzania Medical Directory

The Association of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians (AGOTA)

(AGOTA) is the only organization that groups obstetricians and gynecologists in Tanzania. The mission of AGOTA is to promote the wellbeing of women in Tanzania and to raise the standard of practice in obstetrics ad gynaecology in the country. To encourage study and research in achievement of science and practice of obstetrics and gynaecology.



The East, Central and Southern Africa College of Obstetrics and Gynecology is a college without walls that was established with the aim of addressing some of the challenges on Human Resource for Health (HRH) speci´Čücally specialist obstetricians and gynecologists. 



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