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South Australia to host our 2023 Congress

The 2023 Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) will burst back to a face-to-face format in the wake of COVID-19 restrictions with South Australia’s capital city Adelaide to host the event. The Congress will be presented at the Adelaide Convention Centre from 7 to 10 September next year addressing the theme [...]

2022-05-19T11:33:48+08:00May 17th, 2022|

ASPIRE 2022 Congress advanced knowledge on addressing the global crisis of human infertility

Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) 2022 Congress The 2022 Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) put delegates from 43 countries at the vanguard of scientific research and medical practice in the diagnosis and treatment of human infertility. Presented in virtual format because of on-going COVID-19 issues, the Congress from 28 [...]

2022-05-17T12:09:12+08:00May 14th, 2022|

Mounting evidence on need for COVID-19 vaccination to protect pregnant women and their babies

Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) 2022 Congress A global review of the effects of COVID-19 on pregnancy and the fetus has cast new light on the importance of improving the low uptake of coronavirus vaccination to protect pregnant women and their babies in the on-going pandemic. Reproductive medicine specialists from more than 100 [...]

2022-05-08T03:22:12+08:00May 3rd, 2022|

Frozen embryos, sperm and eggs will be big travellers in post COVID-19 cross border reproductive care

Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) 2022 Congress SINGAPORE: The aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to have major impacts on the nature of cross border reproductive care where infertile couples and individuals in the past travelled extensively abroad to access medically assisted conception. The 2022 Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on [...]

2022-05-08T03:17:52+08:00May 2nd, 2022|

Recognising the ‘tip of the iceberg’ in the complex and chronic effects of endometriosis

Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) 2022 Congress SINGAPORE: Leaders in reproductive medicine from more than 100 countries were today urged to help prevent women suffering from the debilitating effects of endometriosis from embarking on “diagnostic misadventures.” Speaking at the 2022 Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE), Professor Hugh Taylor, an [...]

2022-05-08T03:14:16+08:00May 1st, 2022|

Linking male infertility diagnosis with the window to future health trajectories

Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) 2022 Congress Male infertility factors are emerging as likely biomarkers for later life health events including hospital treatments and possible premature death from conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Lifestyle and social factors, including partner and child relationships, may also be intertwined in the fertility status [...]

2022-05-08T03:10:30+08:00May 1st, 2022|

Obesity epidemic impacts on fertility, but denying women treatment based on weight is discriminatory

Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) 2022 Congress SINGAPORE: The worldwide increase in the prevalence of female and male obesity is having a profound impact on general health and fertility, particularly among women of reproductive age. Overweight or obese women are at greater risk of menstrual dysfunction or pregnancy related difficulties, and those with [...]

2022-05-08T03:05:40+08:00April 30th, 2022|

Greater sense of patient empowerment with telemedicine trends in IVF services

Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) 2022 Congress SINGAPORE: Telemedicine that became a vital engagement tool between health professionals and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic is emerging as a welcome new treatment of choice among fertility clinics and couples striving for parenthood. Patients seeking assisted conception services, such as IVF, are increasingly interacting by [...]

2022-05-08T03:02:23+08:00April 29th, 2022|

The unrecognised return on investment of creating children from assisted reproduction

SINGAPORE: A serious decline in world population numbers and its major economic and social ramifications in coming decades can be addressed by recognition of the life-long benefits generated by children born from assisted reproduction. This was the thrust of a keynote address today to the 2022 Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction [...]

2022-05-08T02:59:00+08:00April 29th, 2022|

Infertile women continue to be marginalised and excluded from treatment in developing countries

Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE) 2022 Congress SINGAPORE: Women living with infertility in many developing countries are victims of a systemic process of cultural and institutional exclusion from assisted reproductive treatment. This view on access to and quality of infertility treatment services in the developing world will be presented at the 2022 Congress [...]

2022-05-08T02:55:16+08:00April 28th, 2022|