Difference between revisions of "Saudi Arabia"

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|image_flag=Saudi-arabia-flag.gif
 
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|Region=Asia
 
|Region=Asia
|Population=27,601,038
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|Population=27601038
 
|GDP=376,029
 
|GDP=376,029
|Eggs for assisted reproduction=?
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|Eggs for assisted reproduction=PROHIBITED
|Eggs for research=?
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|Eggs for research=PROHIBITED
|Inheritable genetic modification=?
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|Inheritable genetic modification=PROHIBITED
|Preimplantation genetic diagnosis=?
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|Preimplantation genetic diagnosis=social uses prohibited
|Reproductive cloning=?
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|Reproductive cloning=PROHIBITED
|Research cloning=?
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|Research cloning=PROHIBITED
|Sex selection=?
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|Sex selection=Social uses prohibited
|Surrogacy=?
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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
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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=There are no specific laws in Saudi Arabia on the issues discussed in this BioPolicy Wiki.
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However, ART is addressed in Saudi Arabia under the regulation of IVF Units, Embryos, and Infertility Management No 2870/1/12.
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IVF Units are required to adhere to Islamic fatwas.
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|Foundational values=
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|Prohibited practices=* Surrogacy
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* Egg donation
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* Sperm donation
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* Posthumous use of gametes
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* Embryo experimentation
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|Permitted and regulated practices=* Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis is permitted for gene therapy.
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* Preservation of embryos is permitted with consent of the couple.
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|Regulatory activities=
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|Accountability and governance=
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|History=
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|External links=See:
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* Assisted reproduction in Saudi Arabia, available at http://www.kau.edu.sa/Files/140/Researches/59099_29447.pdf, (accessed 23 February 2015).
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* 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, available at http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002152/215207E.pdf, (accessed 22 February 2015).
 
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Latest revision as of 20:19, 15 July 2015