Hearing loss in children

A new model for community-based infant hearing screening … lessons from recent research

Recent national surveys in the private and public health care sectors of South Africa reveal that roughly 90% of newborns have no prospect of having their hearing screened. Undetected hearing impairment can lead to persistent language, speech and cognitive delays with serious social and economic consequences for the individual.  Here, a new model for community-based […]

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Posted on 19 Feb 2015