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Shortage of audiologists affects fight against hearing impairment

Posted by 4starshost.com on February 1, 2013

A severe shortage of audiologists and speech language pathologists in the country is delaying the dream of eradicating hearing impairment within the next 20 years, say experts. Despite studies showing that 7% of the population has speech and hearing disorders, there are just 1,500 registered audiologists and speech therapists, they add.

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-31/chennai/36657715_1_audiologists-impairment-shortage

 

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