8IVF IN Palestine1995 , establishment of first IVF center in Palestine ( Razan medical Center), using conventional IVF1996 , introduction of ICSI .1998, introduction of freezing system.2009, PGD was introduced.
9PSFGEstablished in 2000.Members are Palestinians inside & outside the country.Legislation : NO of embryos to be transferred.Faith of embryosTraining
10Peculiarities OF IVF IN Palestine Male Factor ..PrisonersNo borders.(High tech medicine)
11Palestine … Many Centers 5 centers in Gaza .8 centers in West bank.
15PGD Ethical Issues What is PGD? Technology used in conjunction with in vitro fertilization to screen embryos for genetic conditions prior to transfer:• Remove a cell from a 3-day old embryo fertilized in vitro• Analyze cells for specific genetic or chromosomal abnormalities (PCR or FISH)
16PGD Ethical Issues1990: PGD first used to screen against genetic mutation for cystic fibrosis and Aneuploidy .Since 2003, the procedure was able to select against 100 different genetic conditions.Another uses :Avoidance of late-onset diseasesTissue-typing to save the life of another childsex selection
17Fertility preservation Female fertility is well documented to decrease with age .For cancer patientsSocial reasons