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CIICA is based on a global consultation about how to move on CI advocacy work, and during this we asked for examples of successful advocacy for hearing care. Some really exciting examples were shared, and people have been asking about them, so here they are to inspire you!
The International Federation of Hard of Hearing Young People (IFHOHYP) works on three levels: educational, informational, advocational. This year, in partnership with the Council of Europe, they held a week-long intensive training to build leadership and advocacy skills. Read more about their work here.....
In many countries such as India and S Africa there are many challenges for funding CI with competing demands on funds. Neelam Vaid explains the progress being made in India in such challenging circumstances - emphasising the need for sustainability and moving to state and government funding.