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UNFPA Partners Cross River Government In VVF Repairs

UNFPA Partners Cross River Government In VVF Repairs

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership with the Cross River government is embarking on the repairs of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) on women suffering from the ailment in the state. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar on Thursday, Programme Specialist, Reproductive Health, UNFPA, Cross River, Yakubu Aliu, said Nigeria […]

Lasuth Seeks Partnership To Make IVF Affordable To Indigent Nigerians

Lasuth Seeks Partnership To Make IVF Affordable To Indigent Nigerians

Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has solicited for partnership to achieve affordable Assisted Reproductive Technology, ART, popularly known as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) for indigent infertile couples. The Teaching hospital, recorded a milestone of 74 live births at its Institute of Fertility Medicine, IFM, department of Obstetrics and Gynecology through the ART, under its […]

Senate Moves To Approve Birth Via In-Vitro Fertilization

Senate Moves To Approve Birth Via In-Vitro Fertilization

MOVES by the Senate to approve birth through in- vitro fertilization, yesterday got a boost as it passed for a second reading, the Bill for an Act for the regulation of In-Vitro Fertilization, IVF, by establishing IVF authority to make provision in respect of children born of the process. The bill, sponsored by Senator Barau […]

Experts Inaugurate Campaign ‘To De-Stigmatise Infertility

Experts Inaugurate Campaign ‘To De-Stigmatise Infertility

The Merck health care has launched the Merck more than a mother campaign in Nairobi and Uganda. The Nairobi launch was focus on a woman whose hands were cut off by her husband because “she has not given birth to a baby in the marriage.” Even though it was the husband that is infertile. She […]

7 Important Facts to Know if You’re Considering IVF

7 Important Facts to Know if You’re Considering IVF

In vitro fertilization is a popular option for couples who need help in the conception department—in the U.S., about 12 percent of women aged 15 to 44 have difficulty getting pregnant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but there’s a lot you need to know before taking the plunge. To help you prepare, […]