Difference between revisions of "Morocco"

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|Region=Africa
 
|Region=Africa
|Population=33,757,175
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|Population=33757175
 
|GDP=73,429
 
|GDP=73,429
|Eggs for assisted reproduction=no policy
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|Eggs for assisted reproduction=PROHIBITED
 
|Eggs for research=no policy
 
|Eggs for research=no policy
 
|Inheritable genetic modification=?
 
|Inheritable genetic modification=?
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|Reproductive cloning=?
 
|Reproductive cloning=?
 
|Research cloning=?
 
|Research cloning=?
|Sex selection=?
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|Sex selection=PROHIBITED
|Surrogacy=no policy
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|Surrogacy=PROHIBITED
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|European Union=
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|Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development=
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|Council of Europe=
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=n/a
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=n/a
 
|1998 COE Cloning Convention=n/a
 
|1998 COE Cloning Convention=n/a
 
|2005 UN Cloning Vote=YES
 
|2005 UN Cloning Vote=YES
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|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
|Permitted and regulated practices=Providing eggs, surrogacy, and preimplantation genetic diagnosis are covered by guidelines, implying the absence of national law. However, PGD is not in practice used. <ref name=asrm>American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "[http://www.fertstert.org/issues/contents?issue_key=S0015-0282(07)X0176-6 IFFS Surveillance 07]," ''Fertility and Sterility'' (Vol. 87. No. 4, Suppl. 1, April 2007)</ref>
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|Introduction=
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|Key laws and policies=In Morocco, medically assisted reproduction has not been regulated by law.  
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However, since 1999, draft legislation from the Moroccan Fertility and Contraception Society (SMFC, Société marocaine de fertilité et de contraception: http://www.smfc-fercofiv.ma/) has been available and operates as guidelines.
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|Foundational values=
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|Prohibited practices=A 2007 revision of the draft legislation prohibited:
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* Egg, sperm, and embryo donation
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* PGD
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* Sex selection
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* Surrogacy
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It also limited ART to heterosexual married couples.
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|Permitted and regulated practices=The SMFC leaves open the question of embryo research and therapeutic cloning.
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|Regulatory activities=
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|Accountability and governance=
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|History=
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|External links=* http://www.smfc-fercofiv.ma/
 
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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Latest revision as of 13:16, 14 July 2015

Morocco
Morocco-flag.gif
Information
Region Africa
Population 33757175
GDP (millions USD) 73,429
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction PROHIBITED
Eggs for research no policy
Inheritable genetic modification ?
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis no policy
Reproductive cloning ?
Research cloning ?
Sex selection PROHIBITED
Surrogacy PROHIBITED
International Agreements
2005 UN Cloning Vote YES
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention not ratified


Contents

Key laws and policies

In Morocco, medically assisted reproduction has not been regulated by law.

However, since 1999, draft legislation from the Moroccan Fertility and Contraception Society (SMFC, Société marocaine de fertilité et de contraception: http://www.smfc-fercofiv.ma/) has been available and operates as guidelines.

Prohibited practices

A 2007 revision of the draft legislation prohibited:

  • Egg, sperm, and embryo donation
  • PGD
  • Sex selection
  • Surrogacy

It also limited ART to heterosexual married couples.

Permitted and regulated practices

The SMFC leaves open the question of embryo research and therapeutic cloning.


External links

[edit] References