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CIICA LIVE: The World Report on Hearing: what next for CI advocacy presented the evidence from the World Report for CI Advocacy, the downloadable briefings and inspiring ideas for how to use them. See the presentations and how to download the briefings here!
The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) received permission from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to hold an Externally-Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting for People and Families Living with Sensorineural Hearing Loss (https://www.hearingloss.org/hlaa-pfdd/) on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. This was a real opportunity to ensure patient engagement has a role in shaping future […]
Apple has announced the new memoji’s will be on additional features coming later this year to better represent users with oxygen tubes, cochlear implants, and a soft helmet for headwear. EURO-CIU has welcomed the move which the group has lobbied for since 2018. The initative was part of a wider annoncecment by Apple including the launch […]
Lee Schoushkoff, the Northern Cochlear Implant Programme chief executive and CIICA steering group member welcomed new funding announced by the Health Minister, Andrew Little. The number of adults getting cochlear implants for hearing loss will almost double, thanks to a big funding boost announced as part of Budget 2021. Andrew Little said that while children […]
CIICA LIVE in MAY: Our first session of CIICA LIVE with 145 registrants from 30 countries shared information from the World Report on Hearing and its evidence for CI Advocacy. See our speakers ready to go! Sue Archbold, Qais Khan, Leo De Raeve, Catherine Birman, Brian Lamb, Beatrice Cusmai, Paige Stringer and Eddie Mukaaya. See […]
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 […]
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.
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
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!