Dirty business out of Hearing Disability!

Faulty Policies Are Curbing Hearing-Disabled Children’s Access to Cochlear Implants The WIRE.  BY PRAHLADA N.B ON 26/09/2017   In the implementation of government schemes providing cochlear implants for children with profound hearing disabilities, profits trump the interests of patients. Read the full article here.
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Who pocketed precious tax payer’s money?

TN fights deafness the costly way, then turns wiser  TNN | Updated: Sep 27, 2017, 23:05 IST TN fights deafness the costly way, then turns wiser TNN | Updated: Sep 27, 2017, 23:05 IST After forking out several crores in excess for hundreds of cochlear implants, the Tamil...
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Deafening silence, Selective one !?

Why this deafening silence on price of cochlear implants? Why this deafening silence on price of cochlear implants? Gopal Dabade, Sep 26 2017, 22:50 IST The human ear is an unbelievably complex organ. Many who are hard of hearing may be suffering from a disease or non-functioning of...
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A program for poor, captured by the rich!

Free ear implant scheme cornered by pvt hospitals? Source: Times of India Free ear implant scheme cornered by pvt hospitals?  Rema Nagarajan| TNN | Sep 24, 2017, 13:59 IST The central government’s scheme to provide free cochlear implants to poor children is said to have broken the cartel...
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A real life story which touches the heart!

Lion – Sheru ! LION STORY:  Lion is an incredible real-life story of Saroo Brierley, a 5-year-old Indian boy, who gets separated from his poor family. An empty train carriage drags him to Kolkata, a city that doesn’t speak his language. Miles away from his home, braving human...
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Making quick bucks out of hearing disabled !?

Making quick bucks out of hearing disabled !? Why kids are speechless even after hearing implants  The Times of India, New Delhi Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Reema Nagarajan| TNN | Sep 19, 2017, 11:52 IST Why kids are speechless even after hearing implants  The Times of India, New...
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Banana Republicans and the Cochlear Implant science!

What happens to the Cochlear Implant Science if it is in the hands of Banana Republicans?  Lack of Regulator leads to Cartelizaiton in Ear Implants! The Times of India, New Delhi Monday, September 11, 2017 Absence of regulator leads to ‘cartelisation’ in ear implants The Times of India,...
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Who prevented the Maharashtra Government Medical Colleges?

Who prevented the Maharashtra Government Medical Colleges from Performing Cochlear Implant Surgeries? It is really very perplexing to read in the TOI newspaper that Indira Gandhi Government Medical College (IGGMC) of Nagpur in Maharashtra is the first Government Medical college to get approved under the Central Government ADIP...
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Cochlear Implant cartel, the ball in PM’s court!

Cochlear Implant cartel ball in PM’s court Cartel restricting cochlear implants, surgeons tell PM Times of India, Dated 1 September 2017 NEW DELHI: Several ear nose-throat (ENT) surgeons have sought government intervention against an alleged nexus between a group of surgeons and suppliers of cochlear implants, restricting the...
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