2019

6 to 8 October 2019 – 7th International GIERAF Congress, Douala Cameroon

ANARA was proudly represented at the 7th International Congress of Groupe Interafricain d’Etude, de Recherche et d’Application sur la Fertilité (GIERAF) in Douala, Cameroon by Drs

16 and 17 September 2019 – Ghana ART centres engage with ANARA. 18 to 20 September 2019 – FERSOG Conference, Accra, Ghana.

ANARA team members Dr Paversan Archary and Liezel Potgieter visited 10 ART centres in Accra, Tema and Kumasi. Acquaintances were made, friendships forged and ANARA’s mission

ART utilization: Indicator of access to infertility care

Africa is again represented in the 2015 ICMART World Report presented by Dr David Adamson, chair of ICMART, at the annual conference of ESHRE. In a

ESHRE Conference, Vienna, Austria

Leaders of Reproductive Networks in Africa meet at the ESHRE conference in Vienna to strengthen relationships and discuss regional collaboration. In a very successful meeting ANARA

May 2019 – Kenya ART centres engage with ANARA

Clinical and laboratory directors of ART centres in Nairobi engaged with national, anonymous data collection in Kenya as the ANARA director visited all ART centres in

Data Collection 2015-2017

ICMART, the International Committee Monitoring ART, issues its global call for 2015 registry data. Anara commences data collection simultaneously for the years 2015, 2016 and 2017.

ANARA Newsletter

The 3rd edition of the ANARA newsletter is circulated within our network; and for inter-network connectivity to leaders of other reproductive networks in Africa and beyond.

March 8-10: AFOG Conference, Cotonou, Benin

At the 3rd conference of the African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Drs Ibrahim Wada (President of AFRH), Moise Fiadjoe (President of GIERAF), Ernestine Gwett-Bell (Past-President

The ANARA Inaugural Report is published in Reproductive BioMedicine Online

The ANARA Inaugural Report is published in Reproductive BioMedicine Online. The paper is accompanied by an Editorial from the Chief Editor, Bart Fauser, highlighting

South-South Registry collaboration

The Directors of the Latin American Registry and ANAR (Fernando Zegers-Hochschild and Silke Dyer) together with their small operational teams agree to freely share  each-others registry

2018

The World Health Organization holds a Global Summit Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland. The World Health Organization holds a Global Summit Meeting on Safety and Access to Fertility Care. In this two-day Summit, representatives from

AFRH Conference, Lagos, Nigeria

Representatives from the Sudanese Human Reproduction and Embryology Society and the Sudanese Clinical Embryology Society  meet with Silke Dyer to initiate conversation

ESHRE Conference, Barcelona, Spain

Representatives from the Sudanese Human Reproduction and Embryology Society and the Sudanese Clinical Embryology Society  meet with Silke Dyer to initiate conversation regarding

ANARA supports the IFFS (International Federation of Fertility Societies) Surveillance

ANARA supports the IFFS (International Federation of Fertility Societies) Surveillance and encourages co-operation as a way of strengthening Africa’s voice and creating visibility

Egypt IVF Registry and ANARA hold a combined data workshop in Cairo, Egypt

The Egypt IVF Registry and ANARA hold a combined data workshop including participants from Libya and Sudan. GIERAF (Groupe Interafricain d’Etude, de Recherche et

AFS-IFFS Conference, Kampala, Uganda

ANARA is represented in a pre-conference data collection workshop. The importance of national, regional and global registries is addressed as part of the mainstream

Lomé, TOGO Workshop

GIEARF (Groupe Interafricain d’Etude, de Recherche et d’Application sur la Fertilité) and ANARA hold a combined meeting and workshop. Participants attend from Benin, Cameroon,

Updates in Infertility, Madrid, Spain

The importance of building reproductive networks for progress towards universal access to infertility care and the related story of ANARA is addressed in a

2017

ANARA expands from sub-Saharan Africa to become an African-wide network and registry

The expansion is brought about by the Egypt IVF Registry decision, representing national ART centres, to report to ANARA.

ANARA participates in the inaugural meeting of FERSOG, Accra

A pre-conference ANARA workshop is conducted with strong representation by national ART centres. The Fertility Society of Ghana holds its first and very

First ANARA data release at an African conference, Abuja, Nigeria

First Registry data, pertaining to 2013 submitted by 40 centres in 13 countries, are presented at the annual African Fertility and Reproductive Health Conference.

ANARA workshop at GIERAF Conference, Ivory Coast

A hands-on workshop is conducted at the regional meeting of the Groupe Interafricain d’Etude, de Recherche et d’Application sur la Fertilité. This

2016

First international ANARA data workshop, Pretoria, South Africa

A two-day workshop is held to create closer network collaboration and capacity in data collection. Hands-on training in the use of the ANARA software

AFRH Conference, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

The concept and progress of ANARA is discussed with representatives from the African Fertility Society (AFS), the Association of Fertility and Reproductive

First representation of Africa in the ICMART World Report

For the first time, data from Africa are included in the ICMART world report spanning 2008-2009-2010 (Dyer et al, Hum Reprod 2016;31(7):1588-609). With

ESHRE Conference, Helsinki

Silke Dyer gives an invited presentation on ICMART/ANARA activity in Africa. First ever regional data from Africa submitted by 30 centres in 10 countries are presented.

2015

2015

The need for a data registry for Assisted Reproductive Technology in Africa is recognized by the International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technology (ICMART). As