A MUST-READ: AN INQUIRY FROM CATHERINE HANDFIELD IN LA PRESSE+
MALE INFERTILITY AND THE IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS IN INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRIES
An increasing number of couples are infertile, and once on two, the man is the guilty party. The present contaminants in the environment and the lifestyle in industrialized countries are more and more pointed.
“If the government does not protect enough his population from environmental toxins, he should be ultimately responsible of infertility that it causes and thus, should pay the expenses of the care required to help infertile couples to conceive. ”
– Dr Pierre Miron sure condemns the fact that Bill C-20 abolished RAMQ reimbursement of in vitro fertilization for medically-infertile couples.
An article in La Presse +: L’infertilité au masculin
Publish on: May 17 2015
Dr. Pierre Miron is renowned internationally in the field of fertility, reproduction and medically assisted procreation. A visionary, he founded three In Vitro Fertilization programs in Quebec over the past 30 years. Thanks to his private center of human genetics which specializes in the field of reproduction, he has made a unique prenatal screening program for Down's Syndrome accessible to all pregnant women - a service previously not available in Quebec.
Dr. Miron has always been actively and publicly involved in helping the cause of infertile couples. He notably helped launch the Quebec Infertility Association (ACIQ).