Health Matters: Hearing loss

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Dr Payal Mukherjee.

Worldwide more than 360 million people have debilitating hearing loss. While it can be rectified with cochlear implants, less than 5 per cent of cochlear implantations are able to be carried out because of insufficient medical and financial resources. In this podcast, Sydney Adventist Hospital ear, nose and throat surgeon Associate Professor Payal Mukherjee discusses why women in third world countries are suffering the most.