Ear screening in primary school children in Lusaka, Zambia

Uta Fröschl & Alfred Mwamba
Background: Hearing screening programs for school-aged children are common in the more developed countries, but not in the developing world. Hearing loss is referred to as the silent, overlooked epidemic in developing countries. The 2008 Zambian Ministry of Education statistical bulletin showed [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]