Posts Tagged ‘Assisted human reproduction’

Ministry of Health asks if posthumous reproduction is acceptable to Kiwis

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Opinions on whether genetic material from a dead partner could be used by their surviving partner to have a baby appear to be split as officials work to tidy up the law around the emerging issue. Two Kiwi women have so far turned to the courts to get permission to retrieve sperm from their partners. Read more Related Posts:’Very painful’: Read more

Call to legalise payment to egg donors

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Next month New Zealand’s advisory committee on reproductive technology (Acart) will make the recommend to Health Minister, Tony Ryall, that between $1000 and $3000 be payed to egg donors. The reason given for the recommendation is that it will encourage more people to donate eggs, and sperm. Acart chairman John Angus said increasing payments would Read more

Acart formulating guidelines for the import and export of human eggs or sperm and embryos

Friday, June 7th, 2013

The Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology (Acart), has been seeking public opinion on its “Background Paper for stakeholder discussion on the Import and Export of Gametes and Embryos”. Submissions closed on 31 May. The committee is the first of a two stage approach to talking with stakeholders about the issues. In this first stage they have presented arguments about six Read more