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Table 1 Educational booklet for parents and primary healthcare workers on infant hearing screening programme in Nigeria

From: Community-based infant hearing screening in a developing country: parental uptake of follow-up services

  Topical questions
1. What happens when a child is unable to hear?
2. Is hearing loss a common problem in Nigerian children?
3. What are the main causes of childhood hearing loss?
4. Are the risk factors for hearing loss preventable?
5. What can be done when primary prevention fails?
6. What does the screening test entail?
7. What happens when the screening results are unsatisfactory?
8. How can the government help parents?
9. What role can the public play to support government?
10. What is the healthcare worker's role?
  1. A booklet addressing these 10 questions can be found at the following website: