New evaluation concludes not enough evidence to recommend Hearing Screening for adults in the US.

New evaluation concludes not enough evidence to recommend Hearing Screening for adults in the US.

A new report on hearing screening for non-sympotic adults over 50 with age related hearing loss by the US Preventative Task Force has concluded that they cannot recommend hearing screening for this group. This was on the grounds that there is insufficient evidence “to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for hearing loss […]

22 April 2021

World Hearing Day, March 3 2021

World Hearing Day, March 3 2021

World Hearing Day is celebrated annually on 3 March – this year’s theme is Hearing Care for ALL. SCREEN: REHABILITATE: COMMUNICATE and a lot happened around the world! WHO led the way with their global launch of the World Report on Hearing and exciting events everywhere brought the attention of many to the impact of hearing loss and deafness. The Lancet, 13 March 2021: Data supporting the World Report on Hearing: Hearing loss is the third most common cause of years lived with disability and the first in the over70's.

14 May 2021

World Hearing Report – launch March 3 2021

World Hearing Report – launch March 3 2021

This year on World Hearing Day the first World Report on Hearing was launched – a landmark moment in the development of global Ear and Hearing Care and a document really useful as an advocacy tool for use with policy makers and funders. You can now download the full report and infographics to help you. You can also see Dr Shelly Chadha speaking about the report

14 May 2021

International CI Day, Feb 25th

International CI Day, Feb 25th

Each year celebrates the first cochlear implants by French surgeons and scientists : Djourno and Eyries … beginning the journey to today’s amazing implants, transforming the lives of deaf people. In 2021 we also celebrate the launch of CIICA! Do share the news!

14 May 2021