In honor of March 3 World Hearing Day, the World Health Organization has released a fact sheet about pediatric hearing loss, its implications, and how it can be addressed. This communication piece is a part of a larger effort (that transcends pediatrics to include all forms of hearing loss) to raise the visibility of hearing health globally. The end goal is that every country has hearing health resources and governmental policies to support those affected.
As part of the WHO Make Listening Safe initiative, students of the University of Washington’s Speech and Hearing Science Department under the guidance of Dr Kelly Tremblay and in collaboration with the WHO PDH, have developed a brief video on recreational noise induced hearing loss: https://youtu.be/xV-PNR_Ffg8
The video has been developed by a group of young persons (20 year olds) and raises awareness about the dangers of exposure to loud sounds and makes suggestions for hearing protection.
I am planning a trip to Leon November 21 through December 2 (this will be during Thanksgiving week). As a result, I have not been able to find an audiologist to accompany us. Part of our group will only be staying through Nov 28. If you know of any audiologist that might be interested, I would really appreciate it if you would forward my e-mail to them. Thanks.
Anyone who would like to volunteer to do Humanitarian Audiology work in India ? IHS runs University Degree programs in Audiology and Speech language Pathology. Can Satya Mahapatra +91-9437005096 or mail to email@example.com
Sound Seekers if looking for someone cool and tough and adventurous to help out in Malawi for three months. The Audiologist who lives in Malawi is looking for: an audiologist to lead on supervising and training the audiology officers at the Queen’s Hospital in Blantyre while the resident audiologist works on setting up a whole audiology service from scratch! Paediatric and ABR experience, and at least five years’ clinical experience is preferred (but negotiable for right person).
Sound Seekers will pay flights and all living expenses – so this is a really nice volunteering post in a very exciting project. Please contact: Lucy Carter, Chief Executive of Sound Seekers (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The purpose of the Coalition for Global Hearing Health is to advocate for effective hearing health services and policies, to equip and empower hearing healthcare professionals, families, educators, communities and those with hearing loss, and to encourage and perpetuate best practices. These activities contribute to our Mission Statement to promote and enhance hearing health services in low-resource communities.
The purpose of the Coalition for Global Hearing Health is to advocate for effective hearing health services and policies, to equip and empower hearing healthcare professionals, families, educators, communities and those with hearing loss, and to encourage and perpetuate best practices. These activities contribute to our Mission Statement to promote and enhance hearing health services in low- and middle income communities.
To promote and enhance ear and hearing health services in low- and middle income communities.