The Bhubaneswar based Institute of Health Sciences (IHS) organized a two-day international symposium on treatment of deafness to update the audiologists in the State. The latest advances in audiology were discussed in depth and technology exchanges were facilitated in the symposium.
Prof Satya Mahapatra of IHS said that six in every thousand children in India are born deaf. Several others develop partial or complete deafness due to injuries, infection and degeneration of toxic effects. Distinguished doctors from overseas and in the country attended the symposium and shared critical inputs on tackling hearing loss.
The IHS has facilitated the public with the latest equipment to tackle hearing loss.