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Face to face with hearing impairment
Marinah’s story
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The clinics – like the one shown in this photo – were set up and run as part of a broader survey of the prevalence of hearing impairment. Teams of health workers, with support from WHO and the Christoffel-Blindenmission (an international NGO), have set these up in remote areas.

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