IVF- It should be funded by the public health system

‘IVF is not just an optional extra, it should be funded by the public health system’ – fertility doctorIVF- It should be funded by the public health system

Many Irish couples cannot afford the €4,000 to €6,000 fee per cycle of IVF treatment

A fertility doctor has said that Ireland is only one of two European countries that doesn’t provide IVF on the public health system.

The World Health Organisation recognises infertility as a disease. And for women under 35 who are undergoing IVF at her clinic, there’s a 60pc chance of getting pregnant.
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Virtus Health Subsidiary Sims Clinic Completes Acquisition of Second Irish Fertility Clinic for €6 Million

6 January 2015

Sydney, Australia – Further to the announcement to ASX made on 24 December 2014, Virtus Health (“Virtus”, ASX: VRT), Australia’s largest IVF provider, announces that its 70% owned subsidiary, Sims IVF Clinic, Ireland’s largest IVF provider, has completed the acquisition of Irish fertility centre, the HARI clinic from the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin for €6 million.

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