Awareness

More prestigious recognition for Sonova's classy hearing awareness and product films

 
 

marketing

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Once again, the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards has recognised the marketing finesse of hearing giant Sonova, two of its Life without Limitations film products capturing the jury's favour in the November festival.

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Firework noise threat to hearing and pets shifts perspectives across UK on Guy Fawkes night celebration

 

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The sound intensity of pyrotechnic use on and around November 5 in the UK is being strongly targeted nationwide as a cause of hearing damage to humans and distress to animals, bringing calls for time-limited, low noise displays and even outright bans.

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Peace laureate joins Cochlear Foundation in drive to underline CI benefits in child access to education

 
 

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© Cochlear      Young CI-wearing girl enjoying class in Achieve Anything Programme video

Millions of children around the world - especially girls - face barriers to education. Having hearing loss further hinders this all-important access. To highlight this issue, the world's youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner has partnered with an industry-backed not-for-profit hearing health foundation.

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Predictions for 2031. De Wet Swanepoel : How COVID triggered the hearing health care revolution

 
 

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We consulted 15 audiology experts on what everyone in hearing health will be talking about in 2031? No. 1: De Wet Swanepoel.

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Spanish film director Pedro Almodovar confesses his tinnitus "nightmare"

 

tinnitus

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Cult filmmaker Pedro Almodovar has been opening up to Spain's national media on the torment and social isolation caused to him by his tinnitus.

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Need funding or support for hearing initiatives that benefit under-privileged kids? Apply this September to Sonova's Hear the World foundation.

 

aid

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Throughout September 2021, Sonova's Hear the World Foundation is accepting applications for funding from aid organisations benefiting people in need with hearing loss.

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Major awareness boost for hearing loss as We Hear You wins Best Film on Disability award at the Cannes Film Festival

 
 

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We Hear You, a documentary about four women facing the challenges of hearing loss, has been adjuged best film in the World Focus - Disability section of the 2021 Cannes World Film Festival. The film is written and produced by US Shari Eberts, writer of the well-supported blog Living with Hearing Loss.

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Surprise win in leading green and social issues competition for Sonova's latest group image film

 
 

marketing

© Deauville Green Awards

Now in its tenth edition, the global Deauville Green Awards is not a podium where you expect to find laurels going to hearing technology.

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HEARING CARE IN A POST PANDEMIC WORLD

 
 

hearing care

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Paul Surridge, Chairman of the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA), outlines the challenges faced over the last year and looks ahead to a brighter future.

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Sound of Metal drums up mixed reaction from the audiology community

 

cinema

© Vertigo Releasing

Hailed as the movie that has most highlighted the trauma of sudden hearing loss, Sound of Metal has drawn reactions within the audiology community ranging from wholehearted applause to regret at “missed opportunities” and a negative attitude towards hearing restoration.

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