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Thursday, May 11, 2006


Leaving no child behind

Some countries really mean it:
The application in Cuba of minimum-access surgery for cochlear implants has enabled 53 children –- 18 deaf-mutes and 35 deaf –- to have partial hearing, providing them with a means of communication that empowers their development and improves their quality of life.

Experts noted that this is the largest group of deaf-mute children with implants in the world.

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