Criteria for selection of patients for the Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation Infertility Treatment Program

  1. All applicants must apply by filling out the form on the website.
  2. Couples who already have a child or children are not eligible to apply.
  3. Those who have previously won the grant are not eligible to apply.
  4.  Couples must have been legally married without children for five years and provide evidence of such.
  5. The age of the female spouse at the time of application must not be more than 43 years of age.
  6. Applicants must show evidence of their livelihood confirmed by proof of both partners’ occupation and income statements.

Terms & Conditions

  1. Applicants who fulfil stages 1-6 in the criteria satisfactorily will then progress to the second stage of the selection process, which involves preliminary baseline investigations, which serve the purpose of detecting any co-existing medical pathology that may be adverse to a successful outcome or put the health of the female at serious risk, in the event pregnancy ensues from a successful outcome.
  2. The couple should fund the preliminary investigations, which include:
    – Infection screening of spouse
    – Hormone profile, serum AMH
    – Semenology
    – Pelvic ultrasonography
    – Hysteroscopy where necessary
    – Hysterosalpingography or saline sonohysterogram where necessary.
  3. The investigations will be conducted at designated IVF centres selected by the Foundation.
  4. Recent medical reports of the above investigations 1-6 carried out by the couples, if within four months from any other reputable diagnostic centre or fertility unit, will be accepted.
  5. Recent reports of the above investigations 1-6 carried out by the couples, if within four months from any other reputable diagnostic centre or fertility unit, will be accepted.
  6. Patients found to have co-existing medical disorders that need treatment before proceeding to assisted conception treatment will be placed on a reserve list and attended to when treatment of the disorder is satisfactorily completed with evidence from a recognized medical personnel/institute.
  7. Applicants from out of state will be responsible for the cost of travel and accommodation and remain in Lagos at their own expense for a prescribed duration during their treatment.