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MEFS  is a 23 year-old professional society whose mission is to improve fertility care of couples in the Arab world and Middle East through the transfer of medical knowledge and the promotion of scientific research. The society has become a vehicle of knowledge dissemination and a platform for research collaboration in the whole region. The annual scientific event has traditionally become the meeting point where all fertility specialists across the Middle East find the opportunity to exchange scientific information, renew social bonds, strengthen national solidarity, and consolidate cultural heritage.

Dr. Samir Abbas- MEFS Research Award
we hope this year we will receive more
papers and publications
for the award.
submission deadline
August 30, 2016
Good Luck  !

The Middle East Fertility Society (MEFS)provides a 20,000 USD grant to support and facilitate basic and clinical research aimed at improving reproductive outcome of infertile couples. This research fund is a generous donation from Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud to support meritorious research in the field of Human Reproduction and Embryology. All researchers carrying their work in the Middle East are encouraged to apply. Read more


MEFS is proud to announce

the creation of the Scientific Board on Education and Research” 

The Scientific Board on Education and Research at the Middle East Fertility Society is a body composed of highly-esteemed well-published clinicians and well-funded scientists of Middle-Eastern descent representing the scientific clout of the society. For the first time, so many eminent scientific figures from our region join together to vest their prestige in an ambitious scientific endeavor aimed at improving management of the infertile population of the Middle East. Read more




MEFS Journal

published & hosted by Elsevier from January 2010 & full text is available on science Direct






MEFS members receive free subscription


Membership to the Society is open for all individuals active in the field of reproductive medicine  and science including medical doctors, scientists, students and support personnel such as nurses, laboratory technicians, counselors, psychologists, social workers etc.  Read more



Contact us

You have question ? Need an information ? Contact the MEFS Central Office.









MEFS is pleased to announce the creation of the Physician-in-Training Program, an outreach educational program which main focus is to offer post-graduate physicians, residents and fellows, with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in Reproductive Medicine and Embryology that will enhance their potential  and further their careers as health providers. Read more



 MEFS Annual Meeting

November 3-5, 2016

MARITIM Jolie Ville Sharm El Sheikh

 International Congress Center


Save the date & Join Us in MEFS2016

23rd annual scientific meeting

November 3-5, 2016

  MARITIM Jolie Ville Sharm El Sheikh International 

  Congress Center

Attending MEFS2016?

Register now for the main program and save up to Euro 50 off the Scientific Program and on-site registration fees.

Opening Ceremony: November 3

Main Program: November 4 & 5

Book in the Arab Organizers Housing Block and save 50 off Registration fees


CME accreditation has been applied for,  more information will follow




Important to Know in 2015                  

  Don't edit the human germ line: Nature

  UK is about to allow mitochondrial donation  : MHR,

  Cell breakthrough to bring two-dad babies

  Live birth after uterus transplantation: THE LANCET

  SART Patient Predictor: What are my chances with ART?

  CDC Releases Final National Public Health Action Plan for the Detection, Prevention and Management of Infertility


Important to learn in 2015

BEST OF ESHRE & ASRM 2015: an emphasis on transatlantic debate.

In this meeting, held in New York, with more than 900 participants, the following topics were highlighted from European and American sides


ART results in the USA are ‘better’ than in Europe?

The ability of PGS to improve live birth

Is time-lapse imaging proposed as ‘superior to classical morphology’ for embryo selection?.

The treatment of unexplained infertility.

The best treatment for women with diminished ovarian reserve

Ovarian tissue transplantation

Mitochondrial donation and replacement.