Alpha is a non-profit organization which provides an international forum for scientists in reproductive medicine. Since the founding of Alpha in the summer of 1994, there has been slow but steady progress of clinical developments which spread IVF/ART to every corner of the globe. More recently there has been a dramatic explosion in biotechnology and molecular biology which now dominate its practice. The Alpha founders recognised that the establishment of clinical embryology with professional status and standards on an international basis had become imperative.
The ASRM is an organization devoted to advancing knowledge and expertise in reproductive medicine and biology. Established in 1944, the Society has since achieved national and international recognition as the foremost organization promoting the study of reproduction and reproductive disorders. The ASRM is a voluntary non-profit organization. Members must demonstrate the high ethical principles of the medical profession, evince an interest in reproductive medicine and biology, and adhere to the objectives of the Society. The national administrative office is located in Birmingham, Alabama, with a government/public relations office in Washington, DC.
founded in 1975, fosters a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of male reproduction and promotes scientific interchange between basic scientists and clinicians in the fields of male reproduction, endocrinology, urology, anatomy, gynecology/obstetrics, animal science and reproductive technologies.
ASPIRE, the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction, is a unique task force of clinicians and scientists involved in the management of fertility and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). ASPIRE aims to promote awareness of infertility and ART, and to improve infertility-related services in the Asia-Pacific region.
The mission of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society is to provide leadership in reproductive health for women and men through research, education and advocacy.
EBCOG is the Board of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section of the Union Européenne des Medécins Spécialistes (UEMS). EBCOG began in 1996 as a fusion between the European Board of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (EBGO) and the European College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ECOG). Based in Brussels, Belgium, EBCOG is an organisation made up of 25 countries. Our objective is to improve the health of women and their babies by promoting the highest possible standards of care in all European countries. We bring together high-level professionals from the obstetrics and gynaecology field from all our member countries.
EMBIC is the first large-scale project co-funded by the EC within the FP6 to reinforce European research on female infertility. Designed to work as a European virtual laboratory, EMBIC concentrates research potential of more than 200 scientists and clinicians from 19 leading European institutions and 2 private companies in 11 countries for a better understanding of the background of infertility.
The Fertility Society of Australia is the peak body representing scientists, doctors, researchers, nurses, consumer groups, patients and counsellors in reproductive medicine in Australia and New Zealand. The FSA is at the forefront of global developments in the treatment of infertility. Each year it presents an Annual Scientific Meeting attracting experts in reproductive health from around the world to review research and discuss new technologies and treatments. It also plays an important role in supporting and advocating for couples striving for parenthood.
The Center works to help policy leaders, decision makers, and the public better understand the rapidly evolving field of human genetics and its application to healthcare.
The purpose of the IETS is to further the science of animal embryo transfer by promoting more effective research, disseminating scientific and educational information, fostering high standards of education, maintaining high standards of ethics, and cooperating with other organizations having similar objectives.
Founded in 1951, the mission of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS) is to stimulate basic and clinical research, disseminate education, and encourage superior clinical care of patients in infertility and reproductive medicine worldwide. As part of its educational outreach, each year IFFS conducts workshops in selected cities in underdeveloped countries, sponsors a Symposium in its International Series on topics of regional concern, and every three years holds a World Congress. Today over 70 national societies from around the globe are members of the Federation.
The International Society for Stem Cell Research is an independent, nonprofit organization established to promote and foster the exchange and dissemination of information and ideas relating to stem cells, to encourage the general field of research involving stem cells and to promote professional and public education in all areas of stem cell research and application.
The International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ICMART) is an independent international nonprofit organization that has taken a leading role in the development, collection, and dissemination of worldwide data on assisted reproductive technology (ART). We provide information on availability, efficacy, and safety to health professionals, health authorities, and to the public.
The Middle East Fertility Society is a professional interest society dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of the most current scientific and clinical advances in reproductive medicine. The society is an independent academic non-profit organization. English is the official language of the society. All publications and scientific communication are in English.
Polish Society of Reproductive Medicine is an association whose objective is the propagation and development of the principles of medical deontology, raising professional qualifications and scientific standing of the Society Members as well as the authority in the society of the professionals working in clinical embryology and assisted reproduction.
Each year for the last 50 years the Society has presented increasingly sophisticated meetings highlighting cutting edge research in the study of what is now know as Reproductive Medicine and Infertility. Today the Society is noted for the high quality of its Continuing Medical Education program and its uniquely small size and intimate atmosphere where participants exchange information and discuss issues with leading experts in human reproduction from around the world.
The Society for Reproduction and Fertility aims to enhance the knowledge of reproductive processes and fertility in man and animals. The Society (registered charity no. 261433) organises an annual scientific conference, awards travel grants and vacation scholarships to members, and sponsors relevant scientific workshops. The Society’s Journal, Reproduction, publishes top quality scientific papers and reviews about all topics of reproductive biology.
The World Endometriosis Research Foundation (WERF™) was founded in 2006 as the first global charitable organisation with an aim to foster research into endometriosis. WERF's mission is to improve the overall knowledge about endometriosis and its treatment. To do so, it provides a platform to attract sufficient funding from a variety of sources to:
a) Facilitate and carry out well powered, international multi-centre trials
b) Support specific research projects investigating disease mechanisms.
The World Endometriosis Society was founded in 1998 to promote the exchange of clinical experience, scientific thought, and investigation among gynaecologists, endocrinologists, scientists, biologists and other qualified individuals interested in advancing the field of endometriosis. Through its e-Journal and the World Congresses on Endometriosis the WES encourages and supports collaboration among national and international societies and individuals interested in endometriosis.