About the Author
Enda McVeigh is Senior Fellow in Reproductive Medicine at the University of Oxford, Consultant Gynaecologist at theJohn Radcliffe Hospital, and Medical Director at the Oxford IVF UnitJohn Guillebaud is Emeritus Professor of Family Planning and Reproductive Health, University College London. He was born at Buye, Burundi, brought up in Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya, and continues to make regular training and support visits for healthcare professions in Africa (Central and South). He is Ex-Medical Director, at Margaret Pyke Centre for Study and Training in Family Planning. He is currently Research Director at the Elliot-Smith Clinic, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, where in additionto having performed c 5000 vasectomies he is involved in studies of the world's first non-hormonal male pill producing a semen-free orgasm - potentially reducing male-to-female HIV transmission. He is author/co-author of c 300 publications on environmental sustainability, reproductive health andpopulation, contraception for women and for men, and of eight books which are available in 10 languages including Bulgarian and Japanese.Professor Homburg is an obstetrician and gynaecologist who specialises in reproductive medicine. As a fertility specialist, Professor Homburg has a worldwide reputation having published 200 research articles and chapters in books and has written or edited seven books. He has been invited to lecture in all five continents at frequent intervals and has won prizes for his research at the British Fertility Society, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the European Society of HumanReproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and the Israel Fertility Society (3 times). He has served as an Associate Editor for Human Reproduction and presently for Human Reproduction Update. Professor Homburg's main interests and speciality are the treatment of infertility in general, polycystic ovary syndrome, ovulation induction, ovarian stimulation and IVF.