Issues in fertility treatment

Over the past decade, there has been steady growth in a new global market of inter-country medically assisted reproduction for the treatment of infertility.  A recently published IJHPR article explores the causes, potential benefits and risks of this new development. It also calls for action at the international, national and professional levels to establish a human rights based system of international governance of this new global market. Read more….


A related IJHPR commentary notes that the use of donor sperm or egg for reproduction raises the issue of the right of donor-conceived individuals to know their genetic origins. The commentary argues in favor of acknowledging such a right and explores the challenges that cross-border medically assisted reproduction raise in relation to it. Read more….


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Israel Journal of Health Policy Research seeks to promote intensive intellectual interactions among scholars and practitioners from Israel and other countries regarding all aspects of health policy, health services research, public health, health promotion, health economics, health care management, and the ethics, sociology, and political science of health care in Israel.  The ultimate aim of these intellectual interactions is to contribute to the development of health policy in Israel and around the world.

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Israel Journal of Health Policy Research is the official publication of The Israel National Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research.

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