Journal of Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids

Journal of Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids
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ISSN: 2375-4427


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Uys M

Uys M
Eduplex Training Institute,
South Africa

  • Research Article
    The Role of Online Education in the Expansion of Audiological Services in Ethiopia
    Author(s): Uys M, Selesho E, Swiegers D and Redleaf MIUys M, Selesho E, Swiegers D and Redleaf MI

    Introduction: Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world and the second-most populous nation on the African continent. Hearing impairment is one of the most common reported disabilities in Ethiopia, a country also characterized by a severe shortage of ENT and audiological services and resources. Development of online learning programs is making it possible for many people across Africa to engage in educational opportunities that previously would have been impossible. Methodology: The purpose of this study therefore was to determine whether medical professionals consider online education as a viable means to expand audiological service delivery in Ethiopia. A survey research design was implemented to determine if medical professionals, who are currently working in Ethiopia, consider online training in the field of audiology as.. Read More»

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