Prevention of blindness and deafness

Photos of people with hearing impairment

Primary Ear and Hearing Care (PEHC)

Brazil

Photo by WHO/Chris de Bode
Luciano dos Santos from Brazil, like 250 million others, suffers from disabling hearing loss
Photo by WHO/Chris de Bode
The hospital with special program for children with hearing impairment fitted Luciano dos Santos with hearing aids
Photo by WHO/Chris de Bode
Cinthia Pereira, 21 years old from Brazil, had meningitis which caused disabling hearing impairment

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  1. Brazil
  2. India
  3. Madagascar