Humanitarian support for Ukraine

Humanitarian support for Ukraine

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.

18 April 2022

Are you an adult with CI? Complete our unique global survey!

Are you an adult with CI? Complete our unique global survey!

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.

2 May 2022

25th February 2022: Our First Anniversary and International CI day! See videos from our network on the impact of the pandemic.

25th February 2022: Our First Anniversary and International CI day! See videos from our network on the impact of the pandemic.

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.

10 March 2022

On Women’s Day, the Malala Fund Celebrates the Achievement of a Doctor with Cochlear Implants

On Women’s Day, the Malala Fund Celebrates the Achievement of a Doctor with Cochlear Implants

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 […]

8 March 2022

Living guidelines project: building consistent standards of care for adults with cochlear implants

Living guidelines project: building consistent standards of care for adults with cochlear implants

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 […]

3 March 2022

Nordic Declaration on Adult Cochlear Implantation

Nordic Declaration on Adult Cochlear Implantation

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 […]

16 March 2022

World Hearing Day 3 March 2022

World Hearing Day 3 March 2022

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 […]

2 March 2022

HLAA survey on hearing loss and the pandemic

HLAA survey on hearing loss and the pandemic

The Hearing Loss Association of America and Cochlear survey highlights COVID-19’s impact on the community of people with hearing loss in the U.S., including hearing and mental health-related implications. Nearly half of those with hearing loss noticed impacts to other aspects of their health during the pandemic including increased anxiety, isolation and loneliness. 70% are […]

22 January 2022

New figures on educational provision for deaf children in the UK published

New figures on educational provision for deaf children in the UK published

The latest Consortium for Research into Deaf Education (CRIDE) reports into education provision for deaf children in England, Northern Ireland and Wales have now been published and include unique information about those children with cochlear implants which may be useful to you.

20 January 2022

World Hearing Day, 3 March 2022: To listen for life, listen with care!

World Hearing Day, 3 March 2022: To listen for life, listen with care!

What are you planning for World Hearing Day? Every year on 3 March World Hearing Day is celebrated globally with a huge range of activities on one theme. In 2022 the theme is To Listen for Life, Listen with Care! There are many resources to use and you can apply for a small grant to help you.

20 January 2022