Difference between revisions of "Tunisia"

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|GDP=35,010
 
|GDP=35,010
 
|Eggs for assisted reproduction=PROHIBITED
 
|Eggs for assisted reproduction=PROHIBITED
|Eggs for research=?
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|Eggs for research=PROHIBITED
|Inheritable genetic modification=?
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|Inheritable genetic modification=PROHIBITED
|Preimplantation genetic diagnosis=?
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|Preimplantation genetic diagnosis=social uses prohibited
 
|Reproductive cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Reproductive cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Research cloning=PROHIBITED
 
|Research cloning=PROHIBITED
|Sex selection=?
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|Sex selection=Social uses prohibited
|Surrogacy=?
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|Surrogacy=PROHIBITED
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|European Union=
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|Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development=
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|Council of Europe=
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=n/a
 
|1997 COE Biomedicine Convention=n/a
 
|1998 COE Cloning Convention=n/a
 
|1998 COE Cloning Convention=n/a
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|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|2005 UNESCO Sports Doping Convention=RATIFIED
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
 
|Treaty of Lisbon=n/a
|Key laws and policies=* National Medical Ethics Committee, Opinion No. 3 (1997)
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|Introduction=
|Foundational values=The National Medical Ethics Committee banned human cloning because it deemed cloning to undermine the field of human reproduction and the dignity of the human species while opening the door to all forms of abuse.
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|Key laws and policies=ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
|Prohibited practices=Prohibited practices include:
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* Surrogacy<ref name=asrm>American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "[http://www.fertstert.org/issues/contents?issue_key=S0015-0282(07)X0176-6 IFFS Surveillance 07]," ''Fertility and Sterility'' (Vol. 87. No. 4, Suppl. 1, April 2007)</ref>
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* Ethics Opinion No. 1 (12 Dec. 1996)
* Eggs for assisted reproduction<ref name=asrm>American Society for Reproductive Medicine, "[http://www.fertstert.org/issues/contents?issue_key=S0015-0282(07)X0176-6 IFFS Surveillance 07]," ''Fertility and Sterility'' (Vol. 87. No. 4, Suppl. 1, April 2007)</ref>
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* Medically Assisted Procreation Decree no. 2003-1027 (28 April 2003)
* Reproductive and research cloning
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HUMAN CLONING
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* National Medical Ethics Committee, Opinion No. 3 (1997)  
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In Tunisia ART activities are governed by the Tunisian National Committee on Medical
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|Foundational values=* The National Medical Ethics Committee banned human cloning because it deemed cloning to undermine the field of human reproduction and the dignity of the human species while opening the door to all forms of abuse.
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* Tunisia is a Muslim nation (98%), with a progressive reproductive health policy and framework that permits certain procedures, while also adhering to Islamic views.
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|Prohibited practices=
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* embryo selection based on sex;
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* sperm, gamete, and embryo donation;
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* financial compensation for donors.
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* surrogacy
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* reproductive cloning
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* research on embryos
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|Permitted and regulated practices=* HLA typing for genetic diseases
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* prenatal diagnosis
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* selective abortion
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(with both spouses’ consent and must be performed for strictly therapeutic purposes)
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* Embryos and gametes may only be preserved for reproductive purposes (the written consent of both spouses is required)
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|Regulatory activities=
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|Accountability and governance=
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|History=
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|External links=* Ministry of Public Health Decree 2003-1027 on Medically Assisted Reproduction: http://www.atds.org.tn/decret1027-2003.pdf
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* National Committee on Medical Ethics Opinion No. 1: http://www.comiteethique.rns.tn/ethique/avis/avis1.pdf
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* Ethics and Law in Biomedicine and Genetics: an Overview of National Regulations in the Arab States, Unesco. Cairo Office, Unesco. Office. al-Qāhira UNESCO, 2011. (Available at http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002152/215207E.pdf, accessed 23 February 2015)
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