A public health approach to pediatric hearing impairment in the Pacific Islands

@inproceedings{Kaspar2016APH,
  title={A public health approach to pediatric hearing impairment in the Pacific Islands},
  author={Annette Kaspar and Joseph Kei and Carlie Driscoll and De Wet Swanepoel and Helen Goulios},
  booktitle={Journal of global health},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Childhood hearing impairment is a significant cause of disability in developing countries. Otitis media and meningitis are leading infectious causes of preventable hearing loss in children. It is estimated that the Pacific Islands have among the greatest global burden of childhood hearing impairment due to infectious causes, and yet there is… CONTINUE READING