Tag: hearing health

  • ECONOMIC IMPACT OF HEARING LOSS IN GHANA

    ECONOMIC IMPACT OF HEARING LOSS IN GHANA

    Currently in Ghana the cost of one hearing aid is between Ghc4000 – Ghc 6000 which means if you have Hearing Loss in one ear you are actually looking at the region of GHC 4000. Maintenance ( batteries, regular cleaning schedules, scheduled audiological assessment etc) not included. Now Ghana is a middle income and a…

  • Ghana: National Strategic Plan on Ear and Hearing Health

    Ghana: National Strategic Plan on Ear and Hearing Health

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) in partnership with Starkey Hearing Foundation has inaugurated the technical working group for the development of a National Strategic Plan on ear and hearing health. The working group chaired by Nana Kwabena Adjei-Mensah, MOH Acting Chief Director, had Professor Emmanuel Kitcher, Co-Chair Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Consultant, University of…