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2020 Special Issue Call for Papers by South African Journal of Communication Disorders

29 May 2019
Theme 
Occupational Hearing Loss in Africa: An interdisciplinary view of the current status 

Guest editors 
Katijah Khoza-Shangase 
Nomfundo Moroe 

Submission deadline: 31 September 2019 

Timelines 
Background 
The Guest Editors of the South African Journal of Communication Disorders Special Issue titled ‘Occupational Hearing Loss in Africa: An interdisciplinary view of the current status’ (Prof Katijah Khoza-Shangase & Dr Nomfundo Moroe) invite research papers from academics and researchers, specifically in the mining sector in Africa, for their special issue. The special issue aims to collate current contextually relevant and responsive evidence that fills the gap in occupational audiology while responding to the call for evidence to be Afrocentric. The goal of the Special Issue is to provide a comprehensive current status overview of occupational hearing loss (OHL) within the African context to contribute towards the industry’s ability to meet the elimination of hearing loss targets. The special issue will, therefore, look at challenges as well as possible solutions for the African context. Papers can be original research or review papers. Papers should address any of the following sub-themes in the field of OHL that are either directly or indirectly related to the main theme: 


Sub-themes included are: 
Manuscript Information:  
Manuscript contributions may consist of the following: 
Preparation of manuscripts: 
Manuncript submissions should be in English and adhere to the South African Journal of Communication Disorders guidelines. 
Submit on the journal website at sajcd.org.za. On Step 1 of the submission page, select the section labelled ‘Original Research – Special Collection: Occupational Hearing Loss in Africa’ to initiate the submission into the special issue.