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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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Healthy Ageing is linked to addressing hearing loss: reviewing recent research our briefing concludes that addressing hearing loss can support healthy ageing. Read more about this exciting new resource and download it and share!
Malala Fund and hearing health not-for-profit Cochlear Foundation, have partnered to raise awareness of the need for access to ear and hearing care and the importance of equal rights to education. They are providing exciting opportunities for children and young people with hearing loss to share their stories. Find out how...
WHO launched Hearing Screening: Considerations for Implementation to inspire evidence-based programmes for hearing screening in different age-groups to facilitate early interventions. See here for links to the document and further focussed webinars.