Selection of sperm donors is made based on good health status and absence of genetic abnormalities. On average, only about 5% of all applicants meet the requirements to donate.
People who cannot participate in our sperm donation program in Cyprus are:
- Carriers of certain diseases such as cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, etc.
- Homosexual men and men who have had sex with other men
- Intravenous drug users
- Men at risk for HIV infection