Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 97, Number 10, October 2019, 645-728

Special theme: hearing loss: building capacity for a public health response

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

EDITORIALS

Hearing loss: rising prevalence and impact
— Adrian C Davis & Howard J Hoffman
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.224683

Health system requirements for hearing care services
— Shelly Chadha, Kaloyan Kamenov & Alarcos Cieza
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.243683

NEWS

Quiet please: reducing occupational exposure to harmful noise
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.021019

Bolajoko Olusanya: personal challenges, public health
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.031019

RESEARCH

Children with hearing impairment in Malawi, a cohort study
— Wakisa Mulwafu, Myroslava Tataryn, Sarah Polack, Asgaut Viste, Frederik Kragerud Goplen & Hannah Kuper
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.226241

Pilot implementation of newborn hearing screening programme at four hospitals in southern Thailand
— Pittayapon Pitathawatchai, Wandee Khaimook & Virat Kirtsreesakul
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.220939

Hearing and vision screening for preschool children using mobile technology, South Africa
— Susan Eksteen, Stefan Launer, Hannah Kuper, Robert H Eikelboom, Andrew Bastawrous & De Wet Swanepoel
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.227876

POLICY & PRACTICE

Hearing care across the life course provided in the community
— Jonathan J Suen, Kaustubh Bhatnagar, Susan D Emmett, Nicole Marrone, Samantha Kleindienst Robler, De Wet Swanepoel, Aileen Wong & Carrie L Nieman
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.227371

Training for hearing care providers
— Mahmood F Bhutta, Xingkuan Bu, Patricia Castellanos de Muñoz, Suneela Garg & Kelvin Kong
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.224659

Access to adults’ hearing aids: policies and technologies used in eight countries
— Michael Yong, Amber Willink, Catherine McMahon, Bradley McPherson, Carrie L Nieman, Nicholas S Reed & Frank R Lin
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.228676

Education and health of children with hearing loss: the necessity of signed languages
— Joseph J Murray, Wyatte C Hall & Kristin Snoddon
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.229427

PERSPECTIVES

Mobile applications to detect hearing impairment: opportunities and challenges
— De Wet Swanepoel, Karina C De Sousa, Cas Smits & David R Moore
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.227728

Provision of hearing care in Pacific Island countries and territories
— Peter R Thorne, Elizabeth AL Holt, Vili Nosa, Oh Chunghyeon, Sepiuta Lopati, Sione Pifeleti, Michael Maslin, Judith McCool & Berlin Kafoa
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.224600

Meeting the educational needs of children with hearing loss
— Karissa L LeClair & James E Saunders
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.227561

Hearing loss grades and the International classification of functioning, disability and health
— Bolajoko O Olusanya, Adrian C Davis & Howard J Hoffman
http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.19.230367

CORRIGENDUM