The public commission for the evaluation of fertility and childbirth has submitted its findings to the Director General of the Ministry of Health
​The public commission for the evaluation of the statutory arrangement of fertility and childbirth, which was appointed by the Director General of the Ministry of Health in July 2010, has completed its work and has submitted its findings and recommendations to the Director General of the Ministry of Health. 
The committee, headed by Professor Shlomo Mor-Yosef, consisted of 12 experts from different fields, debated a wide range of issues concerning fertility and childbirth currently on the public agenda, referring specifically to the child’s well-being, age limitations within the framework of fertility treatment, genetic matter donations, posthumous use of genetic matter and so on. 
The committee recommends sweeping changes in the 15-year-old surrogacy law, and codification of the surrogacy process performed by Israelis abroad. 
The committee refrained from debating the issue of defining the legal status of individuals and couples and left the decisions on these issues to the relevant authorities. 
The committee’s hearings lasted a over year and a half. 22 meetings were held in this period. Representatives of the public were among the people who testified in front of the committee.  The Director General of the Ministry of Health wishes to thank the members of the committee, and first and foremost its chairman, Prof. Shlomo Mor-Yosef, for the thorough, comprehensive, balanced and ground-breaking report.