Prevention of blindness and deafness

Photos of people with hearing impairment


Photo by WHO/Andrew Smith
A health worker in a mobile hearing survey & clinic in Madagascar checks for ear disease
Photo by Christian Blind Mission, Belgium/Wim Hendrix
A child in the survey is given antibiotic ear drops for a middle ear infection
Photo by WHO/Andrew Smith
People waiting to have their ears and hearing checked during the survey in Madagascar
Photo by WHO/Andrew Smith
Marinah Solonirina, 6 years old from Madagascar, had a painful ear and was found to have a middle ear infection in the survey
Photo by Mieke Van Hasselt
After the survey, Marinah was prescribed medicines for the ear, her mother was told about personal hygiene for ears

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Table of contents

  1. Brazil
  2. India
  3. Madagascar