CIICA aims to close the gap in Cochlear Implant provision and ensure lifelong support for all who could benefit.

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1 February 2023:

Go to Member Events – CIICA (ciicanet.org)



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CIICA's Next Events

CIICA CONVERSATION for 18-30’s with CI: What are your communication challenges, how do you manage them?

Monday, 20 Feb 2023


CIICA LIVE: Delivering Person and Family Centred CI services

Thursday, 23 Feb 2023

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What’s new on the website for our global CI Advocacy Community? See below and sign up if you haven’t already and join the global organisations and individuals from 59 countries already part of CIICA.

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New resource for radiologists: On-line Video training from British Cochlear Implant Group now available

The Impact of the Pandemic in individuals and services: see member videos in Resources. What have we learnt? Read more

Adult Survey on Services after CI : thanks to all! We had 1200 responses from 40 countries, and the oldest respondent was 91! See the first results here: ciicanet.org/news

CIICA CONVERSATIONS: Go to Community Members and Current Issues to see the summaries of these fascinating conversations and add your own.

Screening comes to Kenya - see Steve Kittur's report at Community Members and Advocacy News.

The captioned videos of presentations at the inspiring CIICA LIVE event, Adult CI Rehabilitation are now available at ciicanet.org/events. Do see what adult CI users have to say about the services they need.

We now have the Synopsis of the CI evidence in the World Report on Hearing available in German and in Italian. Thanks! See here

See all captioned presentations from CIICA LIVE events: The CI evidence from World Report on Hearing; CI Advocacy and how we do it; Ci Funding, challenges and priorities. ciicanet.org/events

See the video of Malala’s inspiring story and how to share videos from children and young people with hearing loss. Malala Fund and hearing health not-for-profit Cochlear Foundation, have partnered to raise awareness of hearing loss and remove it as a barrier to education. See ciicanet.org/news

We now have over 40 languages available on our website – go to the top right of home page and choose your language!

British Cochlear Implant Group (BCIG) publishes the latest UK CI data, showing the trends during the pandemic and this challenging time. Their figures over the years are also available. See ciicanet.org/news.

Two more summaries of the CI evidence available in WHO World Report on Hearing: one on Children’s CI evidence and one on Adult CI evidence. Download them here ciicanet.org/resources

New Zealand doubles investment in Cochlear Implants after campaign by Pindrop - Read more

New Resources available: CI Advocacy and The World Report on Hearing. A Briefing and a Synopsis for you to download and use and share. Synopsis available in Dutch, Turkish and Russian. More on the way. Go to ciicanet.org/resources

Research Roundups: we now have 6 research round ups of some of the latest published research papers relevant to our objectives and their key points for advocacy work. We hope that they are helpful and also inspire you to read the full papers! Go to: Research Roundups