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Hearing aids

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Africa

Nearly 136 million people in Africa live with hearing difficulties: tackling the crisis with a smartphone and an app

    By De Wet Swanepoel, University of Pretoria   In rural Kenya, 64-year-old John Kamau’s world of silence is about to change. For decades, isolated by hearing loss from the community’s vibrant life and his grandchildren’s conversations, he sees hope when a community health worker visits with a smartphone in hand. This isn’t just any visit; it’s the gateway to Kamau’s reconnection with the world, facilitated by breakthrough digital […]

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