Answer from: Halyna Strelko, MD
Also it is very new in Ukraine. We have no legislation about that because our authority does not know what it is probably. In more developing countries, legislation is up to date. Sometimes in countries like the United States, Canada, it seems you should explain why you’re doing this technique and should be kind of approved, so you need to have the indication for this technique. In some countries, like in our country, there is no legislation, in others authority prohibits all and this technique also is prohibited. It depends on local legislation.
Is mitochondrial transfer legal?
What are some of the social or ethical concerns that have been raised about allowing mitochondrial donation?
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