August 25, 2016

India to Ban Rent-a-Wombs, Limited Surrogacy Allowed But Not for Single Women, Gays

(The Wire) – Once approved, there will be a complete ban on commercial surrogacy, but altruistic surrogacy will be permitted for needy infertile couples under strict regulations. The draft law allows only Indian citizens to avail of surrogacy, not foreigners, NRIs or PIOs. … Read More

August 23, 2016

Statement on the 10th IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus

(World Health Organization) – The Committee unanimously agreed that the international spread of poliovirus remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), and recommended the extension of the Temporary Recommendations for a further three months. The Committee considered the … Read More

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