Infertility: The Tide for the Next Generation in Taipei, Taiwan Age-Related Crisis to National Health

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Shin-Yi Wang
Chu-Han Cheng
Hung-Hao Fang

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Community Medicine is defined as the study of health and disease in the population of defined communities or groups in order to identify their health needs, and to plan, implement, and evaluate health programs to effectively meet these needs.  In our generation, all the developed countries are facing an inevitable issue about population—the decreasing fertility rates years by years. In Taiwan, the fertility rates of women at the age of childbearing in 2010 dropped to 8.95%, the lowest among all the countries in the world. In our community, we are aware of the decreasing number of children. In 2011, each family in Taiwan had 3.29 people in average, with 2.59 adults, but only 0.7 children. Moreover, family without any child is the most common in Taiwan, with 25.28% in statistic.

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Wang, S.-Y., Cheng, C.-H. and Fang, H.-H. (2013) “Infertility: The Tide for the Next Generation in Taipei, Taiwan Age-Related Crisis to National Health”, Journal of Asian Medical Students’ Association. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2(3). Available at: https://jamsa.amsa-international.org/index.php/main/article/view/29 (Accessed: 18April2021).
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