Who funded that study?

Shocking.

A survey funded by EMD Inc. Canada, a drug company which sells infertility drugs, and “conducted by Conceivable Dreams in partnership with other infertility patient advocacy groups” found that people believe that government should fund in vitro fertilization ($6,000+).  The people surveyed also believe that family doctors should educate patients about fertility.  How are they supposed to squeeze that into a visit?

Conceivable Dreams does an excellent job of clearly stating who was surveyed and who paid for the study but the news articles leave out some or almost all of that information.

Online survey conducted by a special interest group funded by a drug company with a vested interest in results?  I hope governments don’t act based on these results.

I’m actually surprised at the high level of knowledge about fertility given the fact that most people will not experience it.

 

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