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Sperm Bank

The sperm bank is established to help patients to preserve their own sperms. It can also allow infertile couples to have a chance of child bearing with the help of donor sperm. The sperm bank consists of state of the art equipment and professional staff to provide high quality service to the community.

Types of Programs

  1. Sperm Preservation Program
    • Preserve sperms for patients who are undergoing any medical treatments that may cause infertility and/or sperm genetic damage
    • Maximum storage period is 10 years or when patient reaches 55 years old
  2. Sperm Donor Program

    • Donate sperms to help infertile couples
    • Maximum storage period is 10 years or when donated gametes have brought about 3 live birth events
    • Donors identity shall remain anonymous

Donor Requirements

  1. Age between 18-45
  2. In good health
  3. No infectious diseases
  4. No genetic diseases

What to Expect to be a Sperm Donor?

Suitable Sperm Donor:

  1. Medical Examination

    • Assessed & examined by doctor
    • Blood, urine, semen analysis
  2. Counselling

    • By nurse or counsellor
  3. Sperm Collection

    • Encourage to collect 3-6 times
  4. After 180 days

    • Reassessed & examined by doctor
    • Blood and urine analysis

If you are interested becoming a sperm donor, please contact us at 2608 8223 for details.

Reference: Code of Practice Reproductive Technology & Embryo Research (Jan 2013). The Council on Human Reproductive Technology


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