iCSi patient associations
The iCSi community extends around the world with 53 patient associations representing patients in 41 countries.
- Abendi (Brazil) >
- AccessAustralia (Australia) >
- ACeBabes (UK) >
- Adam (Czech Republic) >
- American Fertility Association (AFA) (USA) >
- Asesores en Infertilidad (Mexico) >
- Asociación Mexicana de Infertilidad, A.C. (AMI) (Mexico) >
- Association of Childless Couples of Ghana(ACCOG) >
- Associazione Amica Cicogna (Italy) >
- Associazion Cerco um Bimbo (Italy) >
- Associazione Madre Provetta (Italy) >
- Associazione-Mammeonline (Italy) >
- Association of patients’ trust “Children will be!” (Ukraine) >
- Association MAIA (France) >
- Chen - Fertility Patients Association (Israel) >
- Chipo Chedu Trust (Zimbabwe) >
- CIDER (Cocuk Istiyorum Dayanisma Dernegi) (Turkey) >
- CONCEBIR (Argentina) >
- Donor Conception Network (UK) >
- Fertility NZ (New Zealand) >
- Fine (Japan) >
- Follow Up (France) >
- Foundation for people living with Infertility in Zambia (FPLIZ) >
- Friends of Finrrage - Network for Infertile Women in Japan >
- Friends of QFG (Australia) >
- Genera (Spain) >
- GRIDO vzw (Belgian Infertility Association) (Belgium) >
- Hope Fertility Support Centre (Kenya) >
- Infertility Awareness Assn of South Africa (IFAASA) >
- Infertility Awareness Network Tokyo >
- IRIS (Sweden) >
- Joyce Fertility Support Centre (Uganda) >
- Kyveli (Greece) >
- La Culla Trasparente (Italy) >
- Lapsettomien Simpukka tuki ry (Finland) >
- LFUB (Landsforeningen for Ufrivilligt Barnlose) (Denmark) >
- Magna Mater Hellenic Fertility (Greece) >
- Maternity Hope Foundation (Czech Republic) >
- Mensfe (UK) >
- NISIG (National Infertility Support & Information Group) (Ireland) >
- NPO agaya (South Korea) >
- Ønskebarn (Norway) >
- Országos Lombikbébi Támogató Alapitvány (Hungary) >
- Procrear Uruguay (Uruguay) >
- Queremos ser padres (Chile) >
- RESOLVE, Inc.: The National Infertility Association (USA) >
- Sos Infertilita Onlus (Italy) >
- SRISHTI (India) >
- Tilvera samtok um ofrojosemi (Iceland) >
- Verein Kinderwunsch (Switzerland) >
- Verity (UK) >
- WUKI KIWU (Austria) >
- Wunschkind (Germany) >
Association of Childless Couples of Ghana(ACCOG)
Contact person:Nana Yaw Osei (CEO and Co-founder)
Email: [email protected]
Postal address: P. O. Box MD 55,
GHANA , WEST AFRICA
Email: [email protected]
The Association of Childless Couples of Ghana (ACCOG) is a Ghanaian non-faith based Non-Governmental Organization established and registered in July 2012 by Mr. & Mrs. Osei (Nana Yaw Osei & Doris Osei), motivated by their own lives’ experience, having been married for more than nine years without a child and passionate about contributing to making live better for couples and individuals in the same situation.
Membership is opened to:
- All couples in Ghana who have been legally married for at least two (2) years without a child.
- Any person who is divorced as a result of childlessness situation.
For childless couples to live together “till death do them part” through mutual understanding and love for each other.
To support members in their quest to have a happy family by providing them with the best services and advocacy to ensure they live happily in societies.
- To eliminate the stigma associated with childlessness.
- To build mutual understanding between couples for life free of violence.
- To provide members interested in Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs - IVF, ICSI, IUI) with counseling and /or assistance (in cash or in kind) for treatment.
- To empower members, especially women, economically and provide them with training and education (Adult Literacy Education).
- To encourage members to consider adoption as an alternative.
- To help members meet their material needs especially during retirement since the association shall be seen as “the children” for members.
ACCOG has four (4) focus/main areas namely:
A. Advocacy and Public Education
B. Counseling and Reproductive Healthcare Services
C. Economic Empowerment
D. Adult Literacy Education