Bridge clinics records 49 percent pregnancy rate.
A report by Alexandra Forbes has stated that the Bridge clinic, a fertility centre in Lagos, recorded 49 percent programme rate for its gold standard patients in 2015.
According to the company’s Head of verification service in Nigeria, Ibiola Akinla, available data shows that the clinics recorded 215 pregnancies from 758 couples that had valid fertility treatments in 2015.
She stated that their audit also found that the clinic had a total of 91 babies comprising of 61 singles births and 15 twin births in 2015, and has delivered a total of 1,203 children since 2006
At the presentation of the audit report in the clinic in Lagos, the General Manager, Dr. Ekundayo Omoggehin has said that the assessment was carried out in order to have a credible and independent assessment of the practice. He further called for regulation of IVF practice in Nigeria.