Canadian hearing-test app for Third World finding new uses here

CBC logoAn iPad app to diagnose hearing loss in children in the developing world has come full circle.

Developed for use in impoverished countries like Uganda, the app has now come back home to Canada where its creators realize it would save Western health-care systems both time and money.

“It’s cheap, accurate, validated and easy to use,” says Dr. Matthew Bromwich, an ENT surgeon at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa who oversaw the development of the app.

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