South African hearing conservation programmes in the context of tele-audiology: A scoping review

South African hearing conservation programmes in the context of tele-audiology: A scoping review

Background: The limited involvement of audiologists in occupational noise-induced hearing loss (ONIHL) management through hearing conservation programmes (HCPs) is a global issue. In low- and middle-income (LAMI) countries such as South Africa, this is also exacerbated by demand versus capacity challenges. Tele-audiology is an option requiring serious deliberation by the audiology community within HCPs in LAMI contexts

Author(s): 
Katijah Khoza-Shangase
Nomfundo F. Moroe
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