NFOG is a federation of the five national societies of obstetricians and gynaecologists in the Nordic countries:
All individual members of these societies are members of the NFOG.
The aim of NFOG is to promote the scientific and practical cooperation between obstetricians and gynecologists of the Nordic countries, and to develop the speciality by working for education at all levels.
The board of NFOG is composed of the chairpersons of the five national societies, as well as the offices of President, General Secretary and Treasurer. The officers are elected at the NFOG assembly, convened every other year at the venue of the NFOG Congress.
NFOG arranges a scientific congress every other year.
NFOG owns and publishes the scientific journal Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, with 12 issues a year. The Editor-in-Chief is appointed by the NFOG Board, as are the national editors after nomination by the national societies.
The NFOG website was established in January 2001 to further promote the activities of Federation.
NFOG has established three standing committees to handle central activities of the Federation:
Scientific Committee, Education Committee and Guideline Committee.
The scientific comittee is taking care of the NFOG FUND that provides support for further development of professional skills, research, and clinical and scientific collaboration in the fields of obstetrics and gynecology within the nordic countries.