Cochlear implants - Palestinian children hear loss

by Palestinian American Medical Association
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Cochlear implants - Palestinian children hear loss
Cochlear implants - Palestinian children hear loss
Cochlear implants - Palestinian children hear loss

Summary

Every year in Palestine there are 250 to 300 children born with hearing loss. Their hearing loss is severe to the point most of them will need cochlear implants. Cochlear implants are devices that are surgically planted under the skin and in the skull bone and help replace children restore their hearing. The implants are very sophisticated devices and very expensive. Unfortunately, without your help, most Palestinian children who need this service will end up not getting it.

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Challenge

Every year in Palestine there are 250 to 300 children born with hearing loss. Their hearing loss is severe to the point most of them will need cochlear implants. The implants are very sophisticated devices and very expensive. While Palestine has done these surgeries before, most programs have slowed down and stopped given lack of funding. Each Cochlear implant costs $10,000 inclusive of the device, surgery, pre and post-surgery testing, and post-surgical rehabilitation.

Solution

Cochlear implants are devices that are surgically planted under the skin and in the skull bone and help replace children restore their hearing.

Long-Term Impact

It will help prevent cognitive disability and help Palestinian children grow like others

Resources

http:/​/​Www.palestinian-ama.org

Organization Information

Palestinian American Medical Association

Location: Manteca, CA - USA
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Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @Pamapalestinian
Project Leader:
Yousef Khelfa
Manteca, CA United States
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