According to the Education Bureau, over 1,100 people have received its hearing aid fitting and related services up to the start of 2018/19 school year. Photo: Shutterstock

Lack of government contract leaves hearing-impaired Hong Kong children without hearing aids at crucial time for their development

  • No company fulfilled the requirements of the government’s tender at the start of the school year, depriving about 20 children of hearing supports
  • Lawmaker Fernando Cheung calls on the Education Bureau to allocate vouchers to parents so they can buy hearing aids from third parties
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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According to the Education Bureau, over 1,100 people have received its hearing aid fitting and related services up to the start of 2018/19 school year. Photo: Shutterstock
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