"Just because we cannot see clearly the end of the road,
is no reason for not setting out on an essential journey"
- John F. Kennedy
Many developed countries have made rapid progress towards institutionalising newborn hearing screening as a standard of public healthcare. This page will present progress towards infant hearing screening in the developing world from published and unpublished reports periodically.
For progress reports on epidemiological surveys and economic analysis of hearing impairment in developing countries please visit WHO Prevention of Deafness Unit