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Falling on deaf ears? Listening to Indigenous voices regarding ear disease ('otitis media') and hearing loss

Walsh, Corinne

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Middle-ear disease ('otitis media'), and resultant hearing loss, is one of the most significant health issues facing Indigenous peoples worldwide, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia - who purportedly have the highest rates of otitis media and hearing loss in the world, and have for several decades now. The voices of (mostly non-Indigenous) clinical experts are most prominent when it comes to defining the 'problem' and formulating solutions. Despite 60+ years...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/238235
DOI: 10.25911/XDAV-R302

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