Difference between revisions of "Albania"

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|Key laws and policies=Republic of Albania the Assembly Law Nr. 8876 Dated 4 April 2002 On Reproductive Health (citation: Law on Reproductive Health, 04 April 2002 available at http://www.ecoi.net/local_link/199400/303827_en.html (accessed 21 February 2015)
 
|Key laws and policies=Republic of Albania the Assembly Law Nr. 8876 Dated 4 April 2002 On Reproductive Health (citation: Law on Reproductive Health, 04 April 2002 available at http://www.ecoi.net/local_link/199400/303827_en.html (accessed 21 February 2015)
  
Art 2 of this law defines “reproductive health” as “….people’s ability to reproduce and the freedom to decide the manner and timing of reproduction….” and, gives to each individual (not only to marital couples) the opportunity to choose the methods of reproduction.  
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Art 2 of this law defines “reproductive health” as “….people’s ability to reproduce and the freedom to decide the manner and timing of reproduction….” and, gives to each individual (not only to marital couples) the opportunity to choose the methods of reproduction.
 
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|Foundational values=
 
|Foundational values=
 
|Prohibited practices=SURROGACY
 
|Prohibited practices=SURROGACY
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EMBRYO EXPERIMENTATION
 
EMBRYO EXPERIMENTATION
 
* Article 38: The human embryo is prohibited from being used for any other kind of commercial, industrial or experimental purpose.
 
* Article 38: The human embryo is prohibited from being used for any other kind of commercial, industrial or experimental purpose.
 
 
|Permitted and regulated practices=ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
 
|Permitted and regulated practices=ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
  
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• Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer (ZIFT)  
 
• Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer (ZIFT)  
 
• PGD
 
• PGD
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ACCESS TO INFORMATION
 
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
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* The practice in Albania is to maintain anonymity of donors. Art 14 of the “Reproductive Health” law, imposes an obligation on medical services to preserve the confidentiality and the anonymity of data.  
 
* The practice in Albania is to maintain anonymity of donors. Art 14 of the “Reproductive Health” law, imposes an obligation on medical services to preserve the confidentiality and the anonymity of data.  
 
* While donor anonymity is not explicitly guaranteed by law the interpretation of Art 14 has been to include preserving the confidentiality and anonymity of the donor’s identity.
 
* While donor anonymity is not explicitly guaranteed by law the interpretation of Art 14 has been to include preserving the confidentiality and anonymity of the donor’s identity.
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EMBRYO DONATION
 
EMBRYO DONATION
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* Not mentioned in statute (IFFS, Surveillance, 2010)
 
* Not mentioned in statute (IFFS, Surveillance, 2010)
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PRE-IMPLANTATION GENETIC DIAGNOSIS
 
PRE-IMPLANTATION GENETIC DIAGNOSIS
Not practiced in current clinics (due to unavailability of laboratory facilities)
 
 
  
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* Not practiced in current clinics (due to unavailability of laboratory facilities)
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Regulatory activities=
 
|Accountability and governance=
 
|Accountability and governance=
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|External links=IFFS, Surveillance, 2010
 
|External links=IFFS, Surveillance, 2010
 
(NB. Albania did not answer IFFS Surveillance 2013)
 
(NB. Albania did not answer IFFS Surveillance 2013)
 
 
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