New ESHRE guideline: MAR in patients with a viral infection or disease

The latest ESHRE Guideline on Medically assisted reproduction in patients with a viral infection or disease is now available on the ESHRE website.
The aim of the guideline is to improve patient care for couples with at least one partner affected by a viral disease. This would include couples both with and without fertility problems requiring traditional assisted reproduction treatments to conceive. Particular emphasis has been placed on reducing the risk of viral disease transmission for offspring and partner. Additionally, a chapter has been included on laboratory safety.

Nurses Steering Committee calls for two new members

The Nurses Steering Committee is looking for a medical advisor and a (clinical) embryologist to become part of the committee. The main goal of this committee is to organize a yearly Nurses and Midwives certification. This unique ESHRE certification provides and offers formal recognition for nurses and midwives with a specialist interest in reproductive health.

ESHRE at the 2021 ASRM Scientific Congress and Expo

This year's ASRM will be held as a live event in Baltimore between 17-20 October and on-demand from 17 October to 31 December. Due to the ever-pending pandemic, ESHRE will not be present physically, but we are still part of the programme.
ESHRE will have two sessions on-demand that are not to be missed. Make sure you mark your calendars for PG05 - Unexplained Infertility: Have A Look And You´ll Find The Answers and SYT02 - Reproduction has Defeated Cancer

New edition of the WHO laboratory manual for the examination and processing of human semen now available

The sixth edition of the WHO Manual for the Laboratory Examination and Processing of Human Semen is a reference document for procedures and methods for the laboratory examination and processing of human semen, which are intended to maintain and sustain the quality of analysis and the comparability of results from different laboratories.