Aussie researchers call for better hearing checks in disadvantaged children

Ear health experts have called for better hearing checks in Australian children, following their report which revealed that hearing problems in disadvantaged children are often left undetected.

The report, published in the Public Health Research & Practice journal on Thursday, observed 2,489 children with a median age of 11 over three years from low socio-economic families in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW).

Read the full story in Xinhua and the PHRP paper on hearing checks in disadvantaged children is here.