WHO recognizes that the provision of high-quality services for family-planning, including fertility care services, is one of the core elements of reproductive health. Availability, access, and quality of interventions to address infertility remain a challenge in most countries. Read the WHO fact sheet here: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/infertility Read the editorial “WHO fact sheet on infertility gives hope to… Continue reading WHO Factsheet & Editorial by Willem Ombelet
SAVE THE DATE46th Scientific meeting26-27 November 2021Dolce la Hulpe CALL FOR ABSTRACTSClinicians and scientists can present their work on any aspect of Human Reproduction.► Deadline: 1 October 2021► Guidelines:– Title, authors, affiliations and corresponding email– Abstract (max. 400 words): preferred structure: objective(s), design and methods, results, conclusions– Please indicate the category: “basic research” or “clinical”–… Continue reading Abstract submission for the 46th BSRM Scientific Meeting is open
Over the past ten years many new tests and techniques were validated and made available for clinical and research purposes. Prompted by these considerations, WHO established an Editorial Board (EB) to review all the methods described in the 5th Edition of the Manual, with a view to endorsing, changing, or updating them. From 16 March… Continue reading WHO Invites Public Review of Latest Version of Laboratory Manual for the Examination and Processing of Human Semen
Dear colleagues, The last BSRM position statement has to be revised according to the recent actualization of the CSS-HGR position (n°9622, available on www.css-hgr.be or BSRM website). Read the "Revised BSRM Position statement about the COVID-19 vaccination strategy" here.
The time for COVID-19 vaccination has started! At present, two vaccines have been approved in EU and are available in Belgium (Pfizer-BioNtech BNT162b2 and Moderna mRNA-1273), both based on mRNA technologies. The CSS has defined the vaccination strategy in July 2020 (N°9597&9611) and has recently published special recommendation regarding pregnant women (December 2020 N°9622). Documents… Continue reading New BSRM position statement – COVID-19 vaccination strategy
Wishing you, your colleagues and family some well-deserved time and a very happy New Year to come! The pandemic has made 2020 a challenging year. However, despite these turbulent times, BSRM can look back on a successful year. We are very mindful and appreciative of your loyalty. We hope we can see you again soon.Here’s… Continue reading Wishing you a happy, safe and healthy 2021!
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19 October 2020 - We are now facing a second wave of COVID 19 pandemic, affecting all age groups including more specifically the young population at reproductive age. Almost 7000 positive tests per day have been diagnosed during the last week. Although the majority remains asymptomatic, this second wave is accompanied by a dramatic increase… Continue reading New BSRM position statement – 19 October 2020
14 October 2020 - New local outbreaks and second waves of SARS-CoV-2 infection are now reported from several countries, particularly among people of reproductive age. A new ESHRE guidance document aims to support clinics and practitioners in maintaining safe ART services during the third phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.In addition to reaffirming ESHRE’s initial guidance published… Continue reading ESHRE Releases a new guidance on ART and COVID-19
The second wave is ongoing, specifically in the young population at reproductive age. BSRM position has been updated: Clinicians and embryologists recommendations during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (Version 04- 20200828) Stay informed about COVID-19 and ART COVID-19 and ART Dossier