Lagos Government Inaugurates Committee To Regulate Assisted Reproductive Technology Practice

Uploaded by on July 15, 2019

The Lagos State Government has inaugurated a seven-man committee to monitor, regulate and enforce quality compliance in Assisted Reproductive Technology, practice in the State.

In a statement, Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Health, Dr. Titilayo Goncalves noted that the constitution of the committee was in line with the State government’s commitment to ensure best practices in assisted fertility practice.

She stated that the inauguration of the committee was also aimed at fostering professionalism, quality assurance as well as curbing quackery in the assisted fertility practice.

Members of the committee were drawn from private practitioners in fertility medicine.

Experts in the public sector and officials of the Lagos State Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) were charged with the task of educating, enlightening and sensitizing citizens on ART practice whilst bringing sanity through monitoring and enforcement compliance to the ART practice in the State.

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