Half of the Equation: Exploring Modern Issues in Male Reproductive Health

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January 22, 2024

Fertility difficulties affect 1 in 6 couples globally. What comes as a surprise to many is that nearly half of these cases are related to male factors. However, due to several barriers including social attitudes and misconceptions, many men do not seek reproductive health care or even know there may be an issue. In recent years, we’ve seen increased awareness of topics related to women’s reproductive health, begging the question: will we see a similar boom for men’s reproductive health?

On this episode of the Business Group on Health podcast, we speak with Dr. Joseph Alukal, a leading clinician and researcher. Dr. Alukal sets the stage for how we can open the dialogue about men’s health through better understanding when and where to seek reproductive care

For more information about how employers can address fertility concerns in their workforce, check out our Fertility and Family Forming Benefits Guide.


SPEAKERS

Joseph Alukal, MD | Associate Professor of Urology at Columbia University Medical Center and Director of Men’s Health at Columbia New York Presbyterian

LuAnn Heinen | Business Group on Health

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Duration 31 min

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