Peru

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Peru
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Information
Region Latin America
Population 28,674,757
GDP (millions USD) 109,069
National Policies
Eggs for assisted reproduction no policy
Eggs for research ?
Inheritable genetic modification PROHIBITED
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis no policy
Reproductive cloning PROHIBITED
Research cloning PROHIBITED
Sex selection ?
Surrogacy no policy
International Agreements
2005 UN Cloning Vote no vote
2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention RATIFIED


Contents

Key laws and policies

Prohibited practices

Article 7 of the General Health Law prohibits:

  • Fertilization of human oocytes other than for procreation
  • Reproductive cloning of human beings[1]

The prohibition on inheritable genetic modification is implicit.

Permitted and regulated practices

Egg donation, preimplantation genetic diagnosis and surrogacy are not covered by guidelines or national law, but are practiced.[2]

References

  1. UNESCO, "National Legislation Concerning Human Reproductive and Therapeutic Cloning" (July 2004)
  2. American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "IFFS Surveillance 07," Fertility and Sterility (Vol. 87. No. 4, Suppl. 1, April 2007)