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|Eggs for research=?
 
|Eggs for research=?
 
|Inheritable genetic modification=?
 
|Inheritable genetic modification=?
|Preimplantation genetic diagnosis=?
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|Preimplantation genetic diagnosis=social uses prohibited
 
|Reproductive cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Reproductive cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Research cloning=regulated
 
|Research cloning=regulated
|Sex selection=?
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|Sex selection=Social uses prohibited
 
|Surrogacy=?
 
|Surrogacy=?
 
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|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Introduction=
 
|Introduction=
|Key laws and policies=
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|Key laws and policies=There does not appear to be specific regulation of assisted reproduction. However, guidelines and standards are reported as per the below practices.
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Foundational values=
|Prohibited practices=Reproductive cloning is prohibited.<ref name=cgs>[http://www.geneticsandsociety.org/article.php?id=304 CGS Summary of National Policies],updated Nov. 3, 2007, accessed May 22, 2008</ref>
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|Prohibited practices=Reproductive cloning is prohibited.
|Permitted and regulated practices=ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
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|Permitted and regulated practices='''Assisted Reproduction'''
* IVF is permitted, and practiced at a number of hospitals in Cuba.  
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* IVF is permitted and is practiced at a number of hospitals in Cuba.  
 
* Candidates should have two years of cohabitation, without contraception, and have been declared infertile.
 
* Candidates should have two years of cohabitation, without contraception, and have been declared infertile.
 
* Egg donation is possible, as is diagnostic PGD.
 
* Egg donation is possible, as is diagnostic PGD.
  
(NB. practices were reported as 'expanding' in March 2014 to include the above, see http://www.cubacontemporanea.com/noticias/expanden-servicios-de-fertilizacion-vitro-en-cuba (in Spanish))
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Note: Practices were reported as "expanding" in March 2014 to include the above. [See http://www.cubacontemporanea.com/noticias/expanden-servicios-de-fertilizacion-vitro-en-cuba (in Spanish).]
 
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CLONING
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Research cloning is permitted.<ref name=cgs/>
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'''Cloning'''
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* Research cloning is permitted.
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Accountability and governance=
 
|Accountability and governance=

Latest revision as of 13:38, 8 July 2015

Cuba
Cuba-flag.gif
Information
Region Latin America
Population 11394043
GDP (millions USD) 45100
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction permitted
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification ?
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis social uses prohibited
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning regulated
Sex selection Social uses prohibited
Surrogacy ?
International Agreements
2005 UN Cloning Vote no
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention RATIFIED


Contents

Key laws and policies

There does not appear to be specific regulation of assisted reproduction. However, guidelines and standards are reported as per the below practices.

Prohibited practices

Reproductive cloning is prohibited.

Permitted and regulated practices

Assisted Reproduction

  • IVF is permitted and is practiced at a number of hospitals in Cuba.
  • Candidates should have two years of cohabitation, without contraception, and have been declared infertile.
  • Egg donation is possible, as is diagnostic PGD.

Note: Practices were reported as "expanding" in March 2014 to include the above. [See http://www.cubacontemporanea.com/noticias/expanden-servicios-de-fertilizacion-vitro-en-cuba (in Spanish).]

Cloning

  • Research cloning is permitted.

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