Please note: This archive was last updated in 2005.

RHO archives : Topics : Infertility


Infertility affects at least one in every ten couples in developing countries—and many of its causes are preventable.

Browse summaries of key information on the prevalence, causes, prevention,  diagnosis, and treatment of infertility in low-resource settings.

The focus is on reducing the prevalence of infertility with preventive health measures, conducting systematic evaluations of  infertile couples that result in correct diagnoses, and treating infertility cases in a cost-effective manner, without resorting to expensive advanced technology.