Afrox specialty gases advance fertility treatment in South Africa


Afrox has been playing a key role in the success rate of IVF fertility treatment in South Africa.

Global fertility rates are reported to have decreased by about half since 1960, largely because women are choosing to have children at a later stage in their lives. This causes more and more women to experience difficulty in getting pregnant.

For several years now, Afrox has been assisting fertility treatment specialists in their efforts to help women conceive. At the forefront of this process is IVF (in vitro fertilisation), which involves removing a woman’s ‘eggs’ and using sperm to fertilise them under ideal conditions – originally in test tubes (in vitro).

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