Chinilla Pedro Peter

Program changes children’s lives

Program changes children’s lives

KELLY LORENNIJ The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program saw more than 50 ear, nose, and throat (ENT) evaluations and completed over 20 surgeries at Majuro hospital this week. The team started a five-day screening last Saturday following their visit to Ebeye, which was very productive, says EHDI principal investigator Ray Miner. The EHDI […]

Chinilla Peter named Act Early Ambassador

Chinilla Peter named Act Early Ambassador

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced this week that Chinilla Pedro Peter has been named “Act Early Ambassador” for the Marshall Islands. This program is developing a network of state-level experts to improve early identification practices. The critical importance of this network has intensified with recognition of the prenatal damage that is caused by […]