Viewpoint: medical infertility care in low income countries: the case for concern in policy and practice.

@article{Zandvoort2001ViewpointMI,
  title={Viewpoint: medical infertility care in low income countries: the case for concern in policy and practice.},
  author={H van Zandvoort and Korrie de Koning and Trudie Gerrits},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2001},
  volume={6 7},
  pages={563-9}
}
Based on published, 'grey' and anecdotal information, this paper explores some aspects of infertility, its medical treatment and their burden in poor countries. Many cases of infertility result from sexually transmitted infections (STI) and unsafe abortion and there is no doubt that their prevention and adequate treatment are of utmost importance, especially as effective infertility treatment, if any, comes at a high price for the consumer, materially as well as physically. Medical infertility… CONTINUE READING