Podcast: The Surrogate

In this podcast broadcaster and actress Sue Perkins and journalist Katherine Denkinson examine the story of how one woman, who took on over six different identities, infiltrated the lives of vulnerable people, and lied her way into gaining their trust. Episode 3 of this 6 part series entitled "Carrie Jade Does Not Exist: Episode 3 The Surrogate", tells the story of how one woman became an au pair and a surrogate. Fertility lawyer, Louisa Ghevaert, features in this episode discussing people's motivations for undergoing surrogacy, law and its regulation in the UK.
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Public Policy Projects Global Genomics Conference 2023

Louisa Ghevaert was delighted to attend the Public Policy Projects Global Genomics Conference 2023 on 9 November 2023 in Westminster, London and join the debate about key policy, structural and ethical considerations of participation in genomics. It opened with an insightful address by Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell, Executive Chairman of PPP. The Shadow Minister for Science Research and Innovation Chi Onwurah MP then delivered a keynote speech on what the UK has already achieved and what still needs to be done to release its full potential in genomics.
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Male Infertility And Reproductive Health: A Growing Problem?

Male infertility and reproductive health issues are a growing global problem. Declining male fertility and reproductive health matters not just to individuals but to societies as well. It is resulting in fewer natural conceptions and greater uptake and reliance on assisted reproductive technologies. It is leading to fewer births and birth rates falling below population replacement levels, causing wider societal pressures and challenges. It can also indicate other serious and chronic health problems and reduced lifespans.
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Fertility Treatment Landscape For Those Living With HIV

Louisa Ghevaert was pleased to hear from Deborah Gold Chief Executive and Adam Freedman, Senior Policy and Research Officer at The National Aids Trust concerning the fertility treatment landscape in the UK for those living with HIV in conjunction with The Surrogacy Network on 28 September 2023.
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