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IFHOHYP host webinar on late deafness

Please note: This event has now taken place Join the International Federation of Hard of Hearing Young People (IFHOHYP) for a webinar this week as part of its World Hearing Day activities. “Remembering, Reimagining, Rebuilding: Life after late deafness” will take place via Zoom on Saturday 6th March. Speakers from across the globe, will share […]

1 in 4 projected to have hearing problems by 2050

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that as many as 2.5 billion people worldwide – or 1 in 4 – could be living with some level of hearing loss by 2050. And at least 700 million of these people will require access to hearing and ear care, unless action is taken. The findings were […]

Zoom announces automatic captions update

Video callVideo calling platform Zoom has announced that it will be introducing automatic closed captions for all its users in the autumn of this year. The platform used by millions of people worldwide announced the changes in a recent blog post on its website. The changes of adding ‘Live Transcription’ are part of its commitment to […]

New global community created for cochlear implant users

A new and innovative global community of organisations, individuals and cochlear implant experts has been formed and launched today on International Cochlear Implant Day (25th February 2021). The Cochlear Implant International Community of Action (CIICA) shares the vision of increasing access to cochlear implants and providing lifelong support for those who benefit from them. The […]

Survey: Views sought on hearing aid replacement and maintenance

Views of UK hearing aid users are being sought through an online survey which focuses on hearing aid replacement and maintenance protocols in UK audiology clinics. Hillary Cruise, an MSc Audiology student at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, has created the survey as part of the final requirement for her qualification. The survey will ask […]

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