`You are a man because you have children’: experiences, reproductive health knowledge and treatment-seeking behaviour among men suffering from couple infertility in South Africa

Posted on April 29, 2021 at 9:05 am

In Africa, infertility traditionally has been viewed as a female problem. This study explores reproductive health knowledge, health-seeking behaviour and ...

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Psychological distress among men suffering from couple infertility in South Africa: a quantitative assessment

Posted on April 29, 2021 at 9:02 am

Recent years have seen a growing interest in the impact of infertility on reproductive health in Africa and other developing ...

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‘Automatically you become a polygamist’: ‘culture’ and ‘norms’ as resources for normalization and managing accountability in talk about responses to infertility

Posted on April 29, 2021 at 8:21 am

In the developing world, infertility is a serious problem. It leads to both psychological and social hardship, in part because ...

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Male perspectives on infertility and assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in sub-Saharan contexts

Posted on April 29, 2021 at 8:11 am

To date social science studies on male views of infertility in developing countries are rare. Concerning treatment seeking, literature assessing ...

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A unique view on male infertility around the globe

Posted on April 29, 2021 at 7:28 am

Infertility is a worldwide problem, and according to Sharlip et al, it affects 15% of couples that have unprotected intercourse ...

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Social and cultural aspects of infertility in Mozambique

Posted on April 29, 2021 at 7:17 am

Findings of an anthropological study of socio-cultural aspects of infertility among members of the matrilineal ethnic group Macua in the ...

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‘At the hospital I learnt the truth’: diagnosing male infertility in rural Malawi

Posted on April 29, 2021 at 7:09 am

This paper examines how men’s reproductive bodies are problematised in rural northern Malawi as access to biomedically defined diagnoses of ...

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Aidsfonds welcomes the new UNAIDS Global AIDS Strategy

Posted on April 29, 2021 at 6:19 am

Aidsfonds welcomes the new UNAIDS Global AIDS Strategy and its focus on empowering communities to end inequalities The past year has ...

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The co-production of research between academics, NGOs and communities in humanitarian response: A practice guide

Posted on April 22, 2021 at 1:43 pm

This practice guide explores how to co-produce research, and highlights ways in which the concept of co-production has specific relevance ...

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UNFPA State of the World Population Report 2021

Posted on April 21, 2021 at 6:52 am

UNFPA has published its State of the World Population Report for 2021. Titled ‘My Body is My Own – Claiming ...

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