Consultation of the Revision of the Reproductive Medicine Ordinance

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Reproductive medicine legislation

The Federal Act of 18 December 1998 on Medically Assisted Reproduction lays down the conditions under which the methods of medically assisted reproduction may be used.

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Reproductive medicine

In order to fulfil the desire to have a baby, assisted reproductive techniques may be used. The medical possibilities raise complex ethical and legal questions.

Legislative projects

The Federal Office of Public Health is responsible for the legal work related to reproductive medicine.

Last modification 25.10.2019

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Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
Division of Biomedicine
Biosafety, Human Genetics and Reproductive Medicine Section
Schwarzenburgstrasse 157
3003 Bern
Tel. +41 58 463 51 54

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