In the United States, about 4.4 million Americans are in a waiting period before being sterilized.
Many people are denied an abortion, or get pregnant with an unwanted pregnancy.
In Australia, around 5 million people are in the waiting period for sterilization.
The Australian government is considering introducing mandatory sterilization of all men over the age of 65.
The Australian Health Department says the plan would be implemented by 2020, and is expected to cost about $2.3 billion.
The government estimates that about 10,000 Australians die every year from HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.
Australia has one of the lowest rates of HIV infections in the world.
In 2010, Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Michael Krumholz, said that the country has one-fifth of the world’s male sterilizations and the country should not be stigmatized for its efforts.
Dr. Krumolz said that many men in Australia have had unprotected sex with multiple partners and that the practice of sterilization is not just about preventing the transmission of HIV, but about protecting a person’s health.
“I think it’s a really good approach and I think it is ethical,” he said.
“You want to make sure that the patient doesn’t have a negative impact on their health.”
Australia also has one the lowest rate of syphilis in the western world.
In 2015, the World Health Organization estimated that approximately 3.3 million people worldwide are infected with syphilis.
About 80 percent of those infected have been infected with HIV.
A study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine showed that a majority of men surveyed in India who were living with HIV reported that they had sterilized because of the cost.
India is also one of only two countries in the region that do not require sterilization for people over the ages of 65, and in fact, many of the men in India have been sterilized, according to Dr. Kumolz.
Other countries, such as China, do require sterilizations for people of certain ages.
However, the government in India is currently trying to change that.
As of this year, the country is considering mandatory sterilizations of all males over the 70s and up, including sterilization by C-section or caesarean section, in a bid to reduce the rate of HIV and cervical cancer.
Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, said in February that Australia is considering a new bill to allow women to sterilize if they wish to do so.
We’re still working out the details of the legislation, but there will be a period of time where it will be compulsory sterilization,” he told reporters.
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