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Number of quotas for extracorporal fertilization increased to 800 in Penza region

08:34 | 27.01.2017 | Medicine

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Penza, 27 January 2017. PenzaNews. The number of quotas for extracorporal fertilization was increased to 800 in the Penza region in 2017. This was reported by the press service of the regional Ministry of Health.

Number of quotas for extracorporal fertilization increased to 800 in Penza region

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"Availability of the reproductive technology increases in the Penza region every year. In 2015 there were 695 quotas, in 2016 – 700 ones. In 2017 the number of extracorporal fertilization procedures will amount to 800 but this number can be additionally increased," the department explained.

The ministry reminded that the money for the provision of this type of medical service is allocated from the funds of the regional fund of compulsory health insurance.

"In 2015 we spent over 76 million rubles for this purpose, in 2015 – about 70 million, and in 2017 we plan to spend 114.7 million rubles," the press service added.

The Penza Ministry of Health emphasized the fact that in 2016, 172 babies were born in the region after the procedure of extracorporal fertilization.

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