Difference between revisions of "Oman"

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|Region=Asia
|Population=3,204,897
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|Population=3204897
|GDP=40,059
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|GDP=40059
|Eggs for assisted reproduction=?
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|Eggs for assisted reproduction=PROHIBITED
 
|Eggs for research=?
 
|Eggs for research=?
 
|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=?
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|Surrogacy=PROHIBITED
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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
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|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
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|Introduction=
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|Key laws and policies=In Oman, ART is regulated by the 2002 Code of Practice for Assisted Conception Unit (at the Muscat Private Hospital).
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Regulation and practices must be in accord with Islam.
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|Foundational values=
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|Prohibited practices=* Sperm, ova and embryo donation
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* Surrogacy
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* Foetal reduction
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* Sex selection
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|Permitted and regulated practices=* Sperm and embryo preservation
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IVF is available and practiced.
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|External links=• United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, Cairo Office, ‘Ethics and the Law in Biomedicine and Genetics: An Overview of National Regulations in the Arab States’, 2011.
 
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Revision as of 05:22, 22 February 2015

Oman
Omanflag.gif
Information
Region Asia
Population 3204897
GDP (millions USD) 40059
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction PROHIBITED
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification ?
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis ?
Reproductive cloning ?
Research cloning ?
Sex selection PROHIBITED
Surrogacy PROHIBITED
International Agreements
2005 UN Cloning Vote abstained
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention RATIFIED


Contents

Key laws and policies

In Oman, ART is regulated by the 2002 Code of Practice for Assisted Conception Unit (at the Muscat Private Hospital).

Regulation and practices must be in accord with Islam.

Prohibited practices

  • Sperm, ova and embryo donation
  • Surrogacy
  • Foetal reduction
  • Sex selection

Permitted and regulated practices

  • Sperm and embryo preservation

IVF is available and practiced.


External links

• United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, Cairo Office, ‘Ethics and the Law in Biomedicine and Genetics: An Overview of National Regulations in the Arab States’, 2011.