The UAE government has issued a draft law on medical assistance for reproduction that allows embryo, egg and sperm freezing
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Tuesday 23 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]
Fakih IVF Fertility Center lauded the Federal National Council’s (FNC) decision on passing a draft law on medical assistance for reproduction that allows embryo, egg and sperm freezing. The draft legislation aims to offer hope to couples unable to conceive, by improving their chances of getting pregnant. Additionally, the law encourages promoting children’s health while also highlighting the UAE’s as a global leader in fertilisation and assisted reproduction.
Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director, NMC Health Plc. said, “The UAE has always been a pioneer in advocating best healthcare standards, and the implementation of this new law will serve as a great step to help couples achieve their dream of parenthood. We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the government for considering this new legislation. As one of the leading ferltility clinic’s in the country, we ensure that procedures related to freezing are carried out in accordance to the regulations of this law”
Dr Michael Fakih, Medical Director of Fakih IVF Fertility Center said, “At Fakih IVF Fertility Center, each couple is assessed, and a treatment plan is designed specifically to cater to their requirements. Embryo freezing is a good alternative to preserving fertility. It allows women to harvest their eggs when they are most viable and healthy and research suggests that the best time to freeze eggs would be anywhere between 20-30 years of age.”
Fakih IVF Fertility Center, is one of the leading Infertility, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Genetics and IVF Centers in the GCC region having a full-service Genetics Laboratory, offering screening of hereditary diseases, chromosomal abnormalities and gender selection.