The European Sperm Bank and Outreach Health Services Announce Canadian Alliance for Distribution of Donor Sperm

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Outreach Health Services is pleased to partner with European Sperm Bank to offer their extensive catalog of Scandinavian and US donors to Canadian families.

Outreach Health Services is pleased to partner with European Sperm Bank to offer their extensive catalog of Scandinavian and US donors to Canadian families.

Canadian fertility rates are among the lowest of any country in the world, far below the replacement level rate of 2.1 children per woman, and the Canadian population is projected to decline dramatically over the next 50 years. One response to this trend is seen in the dramatic increase in fertility treatments all over the globe, with rising human infertility being traced to a number of factors, both social and environmental.

Outreach Health Services, located in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, has been responding to this rise in infertility by serving Canadian patients and distributing donor sperm throughout Canada since 1999. Outreach ensures that all specimens are fully compliant with the applicable Health Canada Semen Regulations and the Assisted Health Reproduction Act (AHR). Outreach Health Services is recognized by Health Canada as an importer and distributor of human semen for assisted reproduction.

Heather Brooks, R.N. states that “Outreach is pleased to partner with the European Sperm Bank and the European Sperm Bank USA, and to offer their extensive catalog of Scandinavian and US donors to Canadian families. I personally know the challenges of overcoming fertility issues, and we pride ourselves on providing warm and caring assistance to our clients. These are the some of the finest donors that are available and I am pleased to bring them to Canada to assist in creating healthy families.”    

The European Sperm Bank (ESB), located in Copenhagen and Aarhus Denmark, is the largest sperm bank in Europe. ESB operates in full compliance with the European Union’s Cells and Tissue Directives, and is also licensed by the Danish Health Authority and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Our US lab is located in Seattle Washington, where the European Sperm Bank USA is in full compliance with the FDA, the State of Washington Department of Health (with CLIA certification), and is licensed in many states including New York and California.

Peter Bower, PhD., Director of the European Sperm Bank, states that “We are pleased to further our relationship with Outreach Health Services. Our alliance with Outreach ensures that patients seeking fertility treatments in Canada have a professional and passionate advocate to ensure that they receive Health Canada compliant donor semen in a timely and patient-friendly manner.”

About Outreach Health Services:

We have been assisting Canadian families overcome fertility challenges since 1999.

For more information, please visit:

http://www.creatingcanadianfamilies.ca/

About the European Sperm Bank:

The European Sperm Bank, and our parent company Nordic Cryobank ApS, has been the leading sperm bank in Europe for almost a decade. The European Sperm Bank USA is the only sperm bank to offer only Open Donors. For more information, please visit: http://www.europeanspermbank.com and http://www.europeanspermbankusa.com

Contact: Peter Bower, PhD

Phone +45 3834 3600

Fax +45 3834 3646

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