By Fedelynn M. Jemena (December 6, 2018 - 19:02)
Manila, Philippines – Researchers from the University of the Philippines – Manila (UP Manila) and the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) are developing better newborn hearing screening technologies, which will pave way for early detection of hearing impairment among Filipino infants.
The project Hearing for Life: Increasing the Rates of Newborn Hearing Screening with Novel Technologies and Telehealth (HeLe Project) is set to produce an innovative hearing screening device and telehealth technologies. This will include e-learning modules for training newborn hearing screeners and users, an electronic medical record module for newborn hearing screening, a tele-referral system, and a newborn hearing screening registry. These will allow community-based early hearing screening in Rural Health Units (RHUs) that are easily and locally accessible...
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