National public health action plan for the detection, prevention, and management of infertility
Published Date:June 2014
Corporate Authors:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) ; National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.). Division of Reproductive Health. ;
Description:Executive summary -- Introduction -- 1. Detection of infertility -- 2. Prevention of infertility -- 3. Management of infertility -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- List of public health surveillance systems and surveys referenced -- Index.
In consultation with many governmental and nongovernmental partners, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed the National Public Health Action Plan for the Detection, Prevention, and Management of Infertility (hereafter called the National Action Plan or the Plan ). This plan highlights the need to better understand and address issues at a population level that contribute to and are caused by infertility in women and men and that may affect the health of the pregnancy.
Specifically, this plan focuses on:
1. Promoting healthy behaviors that can help maintain and preserve fertility.
2. Promoting prevention, early detection, and treatment of medical conditions that can threaten fertility.
3. Reducing exposures to environmental, occupational, infectious, and iatrogenic agents that can threaten fertility.
Because of its public health focus, these strategies also call for promoting healthy pregnancy outcomes associated with treating and managing infertility and improving the safety and efficacy of infertility treatments.
Suggested citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Public Health Action Plan for the Detection, Prevention, and Management of Infertility, Atlanta, Georgia: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; June 2014.
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