Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss: CI access in developing countries

The Fascinating Science and Miracle of Cochlear Implants: Improving Access in Developing Countries

Discover magazine recently published this article about the work of The Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss on improving CI access in developing countries:    https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/the-fascinating-science-and-miracle-of-cochlear-implants-improving-access-in

Paige and her organisation work passionately for children in low and middle income countries to ensure that children with hearing loss and their families everywhere can access what they need. Th article gives a fascinating insight into this challenging area.

The Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss is a United States nonprofit organization that works internationally. It aims to make a direct and lasting impact on children living in low and middle income countries who are deaf or hard of hearing by working with government partners and local organizations across health care and early education to establish locally-based professional expertise and in-country services in hearing screening, hearing technology, and rehabilitation that these children need to listen and speak and achieve their full potential.  The organization currently has programs in Bhutan, Mongolia, and Vietnam and previously in Ecuador.  Learn more at: www.childrenwithhearingloss.org

Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss: CI access in developing countries

Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss: CI access in developing countries

Paige Stringer, Founder of the Global Foundation shares Discovery magazine: The Fascinating Science and Miracle of Cochlear Implants: Improving Access in Developing Countries. Paige's organisation works in Bhutan, Mongolia and Vietnam.
12 July 2021Read more  
AICE, ESPANA, Campaña Comercio Accesible!

AICE, ESPANA, Campaña Comercio Accesible!

Si necesitas leerme los labios... ¡Pídeme que me la ponga! Federación AICE launched the Accessible Commerce to Communication campaign with the following slogan: If you need to read my lips... Ask me to put it on!
6 July 2021Read more  
PINDROP, New Zealand, at Conference for General Practitioners, GPs

PINDROP, New Zealand, at Conference for General Practitioners, GPs

Nic Russell, of PINDROP, New Zealand, tells us of their Road Show and the importance of visiting the annual GP conference to talk about the value of adult CI - so many delegates only thought that CI was for children and not an option for adults.
22 June 2021Read more  
NORDIC ADULT CI ACTION GROUP ONLINE

NORDIC ADULT CI ACTION GROUP ONLINE

The Nordic Adult CI Action Group met online - from Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Finland, Denmark - and shared the evidence from the WHO World Report on Hearing and the CIICA summaries, which will now be translated into the Nordic languages. Asa Skagerstrand presented on person centred care and cohesive care processes for adults with severe and profound hearing loss.
18 June 2021Read more  
Helen Cullington, Chair of BCIG, UK,  wears her badge – ask me about cochlear implants!

Helen Cullington, Chair of BCIG, UK, wears her badge – ask me about cochlear implants!

Helen Cullington, Chair of British Cochlear Implant Group, UK wears her new badge with pride! "ask me about cochlear implants"! You can get one too - email info@bcig.org.uk and you could wear it too to spread the word.
23 May 2021Read more  
IFHOH – updating our Advocacy Statement on CI

IFHOH – updating our Advocacy Statement on CI

IFHOH is updating their advocacy statement on CI - join the discussion! The paper is being updated given the recent release of the World Report on Hearing and the Consensus Paper on CI Treatment for Adult Hearing Loss.
16 May 2021Read more  
The Spanish Government recognises CI users and AICE

The Spanish Government recognises CI users and AICE

After years of work by the AICE Foundation, the Plenary of the Spanish Government Senate approved an Institutional Declaration on the occasion of Cochlear Implant Day that was signed by all parliamentary groups, making CI user groups visible.
16 April 2021Read more  
HLLA’s Patient-focused meeting with Food and Drug Administration of America

HLLA’s Patient-focused meeting with Food and Drug Administration of America

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) meeting hosted by the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) on May 25,2021. It was a great step forward for real patient engagement!
14 April 2021Read more  
HEAR HIS VOICE UGANDA

HEAR HIS VOICE UGANDA

Eddie Mukaaya says: It's great to be part of CIICA and on the Steering Group! There is so much to do in Uganda to improve our services. See what we did on International CI day .
10 March 2021Read more