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Opinion Piece: Deaf Children in Developing Countries Are Getting Inferior Cochlear Implants

Opinion Piece: Deaf Children in Developing Countries Are Getting Inferior Cochlear Implants

Michele Friedner, herself an implant user, recently published this opinion piece in Scientific American giving the view that deaf children in developing countries are getting inferior cochlear implant technology. What do our members in developing countries think?

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9 August 2021Read more  

Oscar Nominated film on deaf musician causes a storm of protest for its depiction of Cochlear Implants

The new film "Sound of Metal" has garnered 6 Oscar Nominations for its searing portrait of a Musician who goes deaf due to the loud music he has been exposed to.

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23 April 2021Read more  
Can you help Steve with Strategic Planning?

Can you help Steve with Strategic Planning?

Steve Kittur of CHISLO in Kenya is asking “We’re now trying to craft our strategic plans to implement CIICA visions/missions. Since we all have a similar universal goal, I wish to inquire if there are any relevant strategic plan templates out there that we can adopt here to fulfill our common mission?”
6 June 2021Read more  
Let’s talk about lifetime care for CI: how can this be achieved?

Let’s talk about lifetime care for CI: how can this be achieved?

Robert Mandara, VP of EUROCIU and webgroup of CIICA, asks- how can we achieve lifetime care for CI users? Why is it so often forgotten? Read his thoughts - and add your comments!

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2 June 2021Read more