High Prevalence Of infertility In sub-Saharan Africa

SUB-SAHARAN Africa has a high infertility prevalence compared to developed countries such as the UK and USA, an expert says. By Kudakwashe Pembere This was revealed by a Ghanaian fertility specialist Dr Ekem Hiadzi during a media training workshop which was part of the Merck Foundation Community Awareness Program. According to a WHO report from 1987 infertility is the failure of a couple to achieve a pregnancy after 1 year of unprotected intercourse. Primary infertility is if pregnancy has never occurred while secondary is if there has been a preceding…

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