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Dec 28, 2013 at 09:48 AM

A symposium on Access to Fertility Treatments from Ethical and Legal Perspective was held by ethics and legal aspects of ART research group of Epidemiology and Reproductive Health department of RI-RB on December 26th, 2013 in memorial of the late founder of Royan Institute, Dr Saeid Kazemi Ashtiani.

ethics sym.


About 75 participants took benefit from the following sessions:
  • Discussing legal uncertainties and gaps in admission of infertile couples by infertility clinics
  • To attract the attention of the scientific community to problem of criteria in offering fertility services and seeking a practical guideline
  • Inspection of the issue from the different disciplines, including ethical, psychological, juridical, social and legal aspect
  • Studying different aspects of the couples' problems including disabilities, psychological problems, health problems, criminal issues, addiction and marital problems

The chairman and executive scientific manager of this symposium were Dr R Samani and S Shariatinasab respectively.

The theoretical- pracical workshop on Semen Analysis was held on December 26th by Andrology Department of RI-RB with 11 participants.

The hans-on activites were as follow:
  • Sample collection
  • Factors contributing to sperm damage
  • Microscopic evaluation
  • Sperm motility and agglutination
  • Sperm count
  • Sperm morphology
  • Sperm viability
  • Leukocytes and immature cells
  • Complementary test
  • Anti- globin reaction
  • Quality control and quality assurance
  • Solutions required for spermogram

The scientific manager of this workshop was Dr R Salman Yazdi and the executive secretary was M Lakpour.

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