Conclusion

The FIGO LOGIC Toolkit was developed and designed for FIGO member associations and other health professional associations seeking to improve their organisational capacity, including their capacity to influence health policy and improve clinical practice.  It is meant to be educational, as to demystify the capacity building process and provide an opportunity for associations to gain greater insight into what makes health professional associations strong and sustainable, but also practical, in order to support concrete and viable capacity building efforts within these associations.

Although organisational change can be a daunting task, it can also be an invigorating experience that can lead to enhanced credibility, growth and long term viability.  It is hoped that this toolkit will provide those health professional associations interested in enhancing their performance and overall viability with the necessary incentive to initiate discussion and to follow through with specific actions, so as to move them toward greater capacity and long term sustainability.