Tag Archives: AHR Act
Abby Lippman argues that the words used to describe third-party reproduction express social values and can have serious implications for the health and wellbeing of women and children — and for how we discuss Quebec and Canadian regulatory changes now underway.
Pamela M. White questions why we know so little about Canadian surrogacy practices and outcomes.
Françoise Baylis explains Canada’s regulatory framework for human-nonhuman chimera research and suggests that the proposed changes to the NIH guidelines to permit the funding of such research may have implications for Canadian research.
Kathleen Hammond calls for greater ethical attention to the regulation and oversight of Canadian fertility clinics.
Vanessa Gruben argues that Ontario’s new IVF policy should take further steps to ensure the safety and well-being of women and children.
Françoise Baylis disputes popular descriptions of mitochondrial replacement as much needed treatment to avoid the birth of children ‘born to suffer’.
Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie comment on the first prosecution under the Assisted Human Reproduction Act and criticize Health Canada for its ongoing failure (since 2004) to draft the regulations on reimbursement of receipted expenses.