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Audioenportada - the audiology information portal in Spanish

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Audioenportada, the information website for audiology professionals and hearing aids dispensers has been launched. This Spanish-language portal features information divided into themes on audiology and hearing care, and structured for different areas of the Spanish-speaking world: Spain, Latin America, and the rest of the world.

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Audiologist of the Year 2014: Get to know the 8 national winners

Audiology Worldnews wants to introduce you the winners of the Audiologist of the Year 2014 contest. They come from eight countries, being this the first time Switzerland enters the competition. This annual contest is run in partnership between Rayovac, Audio Infos and the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA). Congratulations to these great professionals!

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Universia - all audiology university courses in the same place

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The Universia network, which specialises in offering tools to students all over the country by providing them with access to course curriculums and all unviversity advice centres and schools signed up to the scheme

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AAA nominates Tanya Tolpegin as new Executive Director

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The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) has named Tanya Tolpegin, MBA, CAE, as its new Executive Director. The appointment is effective as of October 6, 2014.

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Audiology Worldnews goes paper for the 59th EUHA

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Audiology Worldnews, the international news website on hearing aids and audiology, welcomes you to the 59th EUHA Congress in Hannover with a special print issue. From the 15th to the 17th October, visitors will find contents related to science, market, technologies and accessories, prepared by a network of correspondents from all over the planet, as well as an overview of the congress programme.

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Ranking of best French Hospitals: Toulouse and Lille in the lead

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Once again, the University Medical Centre (CHU) of Toulouse (1st) and Lille (2nd) take the top two positions in the 17th ranking of the 50 best French public hospitals.

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Mauritius: collaboration agreement with Chennai Institute, India

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The Mauritius Ministry of Health has entered into an agreement with the Chennai Institute aimed at developing cooperation for surgery and other areas.

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Politicians can no longer afford to ignore the costs of hearing loss

Awareness

The Independent Commission on Hearing Loss, established by the International Longevity Centre-UK, has published its findings on the wide-reaching implications of hearing loss and how to address them. The Commission states that “Politicians can no longer afford to ignore the individual, economic and social cost of hearing loss.”

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Mums thank Newborn Hearing Screeners for helping children to hear

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Newborn Hearing Screeners from all over Ireland

Two grateful mums have thanked screeners from all over Ireland, who perform the free hearing screening tests on newborn babies at 19 maternity hospitals, at a special event hosted by Northgate Public Services in Dublin recently.

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Dilemma card game to improve treatment of teenagers with hearing impairment

Training

Ida Institute introduces a new dilemma card game to help clinicians to better navigate the unique challenges of the teenage years for those with hearing impairment.

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