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In-Vitro Fertilisation

9 Jun
Oladapo Ashiru is a professor of Anatomy and Consultant Reproductive Endocrinologist as well as Associated Reproductive Technique (ART)/Joint Pioneer of In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)/Test Tube Baby in Nigeria.
23 Apr
We can look at it from two points of view. One is from the patient’s point of view because patient education is one major issue that we are still grappling with.
4 Jul 2019
With the growing concerns of infertility in couples of reproductive age globally, available statistics have shown a rise in the success rate of live births through improved In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) treatment recorded in Nigeria. According to estimate, over 2550 live births have been recorded at the Bridge clinic, a fertility centre in Nigeria, since…
22 Feb 2019
Women who have a baby through In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) are more at risk of dangerous pregnancy complications. After fertility treatment, they have higher odds of suffering severe bleeding, sepsis and ending up in intensive care than women who conceive naturally. A study of almost 60,000 women found those who go through IVF are almost…
29 Oct 2018
Following the news on October 20, 2018 when a 67-year-old woman gave birth to her first child through the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) process, Dr. Taofeek Ogunfunmilayo of Atoke Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State, has urged women not to give up in their quest for children as age does not matter. He said though the…
19 Apr 2018
The Order of The Knights of Saint Mulumba Nigeria has held its 2018 pro-life rally and lecture for Region Three, comprising Ojo, Satellite, Festac, Badagry and Lagos Island sub-divisions. With the theme, The Family and Sanctity of Human Life, the event reiterated the Catholic Church’s aversion to abortion; termination of lives in all forms; In…
10 Aug 2017
Meanwhile, the Chairman, AFRH Ethic Committee, and the Managing Director, Bridge Clinic, Dr Richard Ajayi said, with the increase in ART in Nigeria, there was need to formulate policies to regulate the practice in the country.
22 Jun 2017
The African Child Foundation (ACF) organized the Award held on June 16, 2017 at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos. ACF is a growing community of young African leaders passionate about humanitarian services.
25 Aug 2016
With over 40 units offering In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) services in the country, Nigeria is yet to have a clear-cut regulation for the practice.
4 Aug 2016
Hundreds of hitherto barren partners are now having babies through the delicate breakthrough process known as In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) at Lily Hospital in Warri, Delta state.


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The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has described the economic challenges facing the country as multi-faceted and called for a holistic and multi-pronged approach to resolving them.
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Ese Brume has won the women’s long jump event at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, claiming gold in a Games record 7.00 metres ahead of Australia’s Brooke Buschkuehl (6.95m). Ghana’s Deborah Acquah was third with a new personal best leap of 6.94m. Brume’s compatriot, Ruth Usoro, placed sixth with a jump of 6.56m.…
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President Joe Biden on Sunday deplored the killings of four Muslim men in New Mexico, which police say may be linked.
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