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The challenges of supporting male infertility treatment in South Africa

Growing up in South Africa, it is not uncommon to hear the phrase Africa is a tough country’ — a statement that is true on many levels, not least when it comes to managing infertility, where cultural beliefs can be an obstacle for men seeking health care and for the physicians who provide it.

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