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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.
The Anniversary of the publication of the International Consensus Statements on Adult Cochlear Implantation is marked by the publication of Landmark – 12months on. There has been an amazing amount of activity to share that has taken place globally – raising the issue of adult CI during what has been a challenging time globally. Read […]
Collecting CI data over the years is extremely important to look at trends and help planning. BCIG now has the latest CI figures for the UK available - and you can also look at previous years. Do you collect data in a systematic way?
The WHO World Report on Hearing gave a great deal of evidence in support of CI as part of Ear and Hearing Care. We now have FOUR summaries of this evidence and translations available. Have a look to see what is useful for you!
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 […]