No Help for the Infertile in Africa

July 17, 2018

(Deutsche Welle) – Infertility is on the rise in Africa. It is almost twice as high on the continent as in affluent industrial countries. In addition to the personal grief and suffering it causes, infertility can create broader problems, particularly for the woman, in terms of stigma, economic hardship and social isolation. But not many couples can afford expensive assisted reproductive techniques like in vitro fertilization (IVF).

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