Author Archives: Orio Ikebe

About Orio Ikebe

Since 2007 Orio Ikebe is a focal point for UNESCO's Bioethics and Ethics of Science and Technology projects in the Arab Region working in the UNESCO Cairo Office.

International Women’s Day

8 March is recognized by the United Nations System as the International Women’s Day. In ideal world, I suppose that we do not need such a day to focus specially on women. Unfortunately, in many parts of the world, developing … Continue reading

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Egg donor compensation in UK

(posted by Thalia Arawi on 21 October) Egg donor compensation is to triple under new HFEA guidelines By Jane Hughes & James Gallagher BBC News The UK’s fertility watchdog has agreed to triple the compensation given to women who donate … Continue reading

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Expert Meeting on Ethical and Legal Issues in Human Embryo Research

An Expert Meeting on Ethical and Legal Issues in Human Embryo Research in the Arab Region was organized by UNESCO Cairo Office in coordination with ISESCO and WHO/EMRO in February 2008. In the Arab region, most of countries do not … Continue reading

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