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We are all devastated by the news from Ukraine and thinking about our friends there and in the neighbouring regions and in Russia. Life has changed so quickly. See the video from Ukraine CI users and the humanitarian support already in action.
EuroTrak is the largest comparative multi-country study on hearing loss and hearing aid usage. See the information on the low awareness of CI in UK, France and Germany. What are we doing about this?
Opening the XIII EUROCIU Symposium in Rotterdam, President Teresa Amat welcomed a packed auditorium to an inspiring conference, where accessibility was key. She emphasised the close work with CIICA and members of CIICA were very happy to contribute to this exciting event and to meet up in person with so many people!
Thanks to you all, our survey of adults with CI, in collaboration with York Uni, Toronto, had an amazing 1238 respondents. We have begun sharing the initial data and you can look here. We have much more to do with such rich data and replies!
Professor Ferdinando Grandori welcomed everyone back to Como for the first face to face HEAL conference -and CIICA was there too! The conference had its usual great interactive vibe and so good to meet up for the first time for CIICA.
Professor Connie Mayer is leading our global survey of adults with CI: what services do they receive and what would they like? We need your help! Please share the links you can find here with colleagues, friends and members and complete it before 30 April.
We are delighted to have reached our first Anniversary and hope you celebrate with us - using the opportunity to advocate for action for increased access to CI globally and particularly in your regions. Have a look here for resources you can use for your website, social media, newsletters, press in your country. See the great videos and hear what people have learnt during the pandemic and how we can move forward.
The Malala Fund’s campaign to promote the education of young women and girls has featured a young doctor with Cochlear Implants. “I had not seen, read or even heard about a doctor with disabilities so I (mistakenly) believed that medicine wasn’t an option for me,” said 24-year-old doctor Mahrukh Zaidi. Read more of her story […]
Building on the publication; Unilateral Cochlear Implants for Severe, Profound, or Moderate Sloping to Profound Bilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss (Buchman et al.) this project aims to create living practice guidelines that can be adapted and adopted in country, to optimise the care for adults eligible for CI. The Global Task Force calls for consistent standard of […]
On World Hearing Day, 2022 we are delighted to share the Nordic Declaration on Adult Cochlear implantation : IMPROVING ACCESS TO COCHLEAR IMPLANTS FOR ADULTS. Only one in ten have access to life-changing cochlear implantation. Patient organisations in all Nordic countries want to change this and have therefore joined forces to formulate a declaration to […]
The theme for World Hearing Day 2022 is To listen for life, Listen with Care! See Information materials for World Hearing Day 2022 (who.int) for information materials. The World Hearing Day 2022 with the theme “To hear for life, listen with care” will focus on the importance and means of hearing loss prevention through safe […]