Joanna Manolia

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2018-07-17 at 03:10:18

Joanna lives in Athens and is a primary school teacher. She has been a member of Greece’s infertility association “Kiveli” for 15 years and a member of the board since May 2017. At the age of 42, after almost 17 IVF treatments, Joanna had a son. She has taken part in various actions, representing “Kiveli” including Fertility Europe Association Meetings in Brussels, March 2017 and in Malta, March 2018; and public awareness campaigns in Athens. She will discuss how surrogacy is operating in Greece, review the legal provisions and present data from the first study published recently on the practice Greek surrogacy.


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