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Ear and hearing health of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory

Posted on: 21 December, 2011
Issue: Vol 11 No 4, October 2011 – December 2011
Related to Ear health Infants and young children

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2011)
Ear and hearing health of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory
Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

This report presents data from the follow-up ear and hearing health services delivered through the Child health check initiative and the Closing the gap in the Northern Territory national partnership agreement. It details the ear and hearing status of the children who underwent the services and the audiology and ear, nose and throat services provided. The Australian Government-funded services were made available to children in prescribed areas of the Northern Territory from August 2007, the report provides information about the services delivered until May 2011.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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