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Specialised mobile laboratory clinic helps underprivileged communities access infertility care

# A world-first mobile in vitro fertilisation laboratory has been unveiled at the University of Pretoria to assist underprivileged communities access infertility care. This was revealed at the Access to Infertility Care symposium. The project is in collaboration with Belgium’s Hasselt University and non-profit organisation, The Walking Egg. Acting deputy director of Medical Science at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital’s Reproductive Biology Laboratory, Gerhard Boshoff, emphasises the goal of providing assisted reproductive technology services to economically disadvantaged and infertile couples in low- and middle-income communities.