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Coping strategies to support your fertility patients during COVID-19

This webinar was held in collaboration with Ferring Pharmaceuticals on 20 April 2020. As we understand, in normal times, infertile patients are already facing high psychological stress and disorder rate. One of topic of interest currently was to address how can our healthcare professionals help to reduce their patients’ stress especially in the current [...]

2020-05-26T18:46:07+08:00May 26th, 2020|

Re-emergence After COVID-19 Shutdown – Key learnings from China IVF Center

This webinar was held in collaboration with Ferring Pharmaceuticals on 20 May 2020. There were many interests surrounding the experience of the China IVF centers through and after COVID-19 outbreak. This session therefore invited one of the famous IVF center in Shanghai, China – Renji Hospital, who are happy to share their experience with [...]

2020-05-26T19:10:07+08:00May 26th, 2020|

Message from ASPIRE President – In times of COVID-19

Dear Friends and Colleagues, The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the world. Our thoughts of peace and courage are with everyone affected by the virus as well as our health professionals who are fighting hard to care and heal the affected people. As the representative of the infertility and ART industry in the Asia-Pacific region, [...]

2020-05-26T20:39:05+08:00May 22nd, 2020|

Fifty countries represented at Hong Kong Congress in a powerful expression of scientific exchange in the field of assisted reproduction

More than 1,700 fertility specialists from 50 countries attended the 9th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE 2019) in Hong Kong to explore the latest advances in scientific research and clinical care of people experiencing infertility. It has been one of the most influential meetings on assisted reproduction ever presented in [...]

2020-05-26T18:12:47+08:00May 7th, 2019|

New and vital research on infertility has slowed after the pioneering achievements of the ‘Founding Fathers of IVF’

More than eight million children have been born around the world as a result of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) since the first so-called test tube baby was delivered in England over 40 years ago. Scientist Robert Edwards and gynaecologist Patrick Steptoe – the pioneering "Fathers of IVF" – took ten years of intensive research, [...]

2020-05-26T18:05:00+08:00May 4th, 2019|

Decline in access to contraceptives with younger and poorer Asian women at risk

A global congress on fertility health in Hong Kong this week will hear of disturbing gaps in access to female contraception across the Asia Pacific region with the poor and young most vulnerable. Assistant Professor Susan Logan, a Singapore-based specialist in sexual and reproductive health, said public access to contraception and broader reproductive health [...]

2020-05-26T18:04:04+08:00May 2nd, 2019|