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Diagnosing deaf infants in Nigeria

This article describes a study about diagnosing deaf infants in a community-based immunology clinic in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Diagnosing deaf infants in Nigeria and elsewhere is possible. This article describes a study about a community-based program in Lagos, Nigeria, that diagnosed Deaf and hard of hearing newborn infants. The research concludes that it is possible for a community health worker in an immunization clinic to screen infants. However, they need a better process for bringing parents and infants back for follow-up evaluation.

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