State of hearing screening for newborn infants in developing countries -- MEDICA Trade Fair

State of hearing screening for newborn infants in developing countries

A RUB study demonstrates: in many countries, hearing screenings of newborn infants are inadequate or are not performed at all. Whereas an early diagnose is crucial in order to treat the disorder successfully.

03/11/2016

Photo: Female physician examines hearing of newborn infant; Copyright: Damian Gorczany

Neumann, who is examining the hearing of an infant here, in collaboration with an international team of colleagues, has analyzed the current status of hearing tests for infants from 151 countries; ©Damian Gorczany