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Nigeria's ENT chief urges state to subsidise cochlear implantation

 

Africa

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Government facilitation of Nigeria's cochlear implant market could bring benefit for many more child CI candidates in the country, says Dr. Biodun Olusesi, President of the Otorhinolaryngological Society of Nigeria.

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Mandatory hearing tests of over-55s? British and Irish hearing aid manufacturers say yes

 
 

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Sixty percent of audiologists recommend over-55s have annual hearing tests, reveals a recent survey by the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA). The organisation is calling for testing to be mandatory.

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EUHA 2021 in stats and photos

 
 

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65th International EUHA Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians. September 15 to 17. Hanover. 5,200 delegates (65% of 2019 attendance) from 60 countries. 20 expert lectures. 4 tutorials. 4 Future Friday lectures. 87 exhibitors from 16 countries.

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Holistic Sonova broadens its audiological care horizons

 
 
 

strategies

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Big Audiology they might have called it, but thankfully didn't. Yet Swiss audiology giant Sonova has announced a shift to a more holistic approach to embrace the different medical needs that coexist with hearing loss.

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Tech team-up deal ups the bar on smart hearing protection for mission teams on the ground

 
 

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A partnership between Sweden-based hearing protection providers Sordin and Israeli communications tech outfit, Cardo Crew, is promising a game-changing line in hearing protectors for people on the move.

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EUHA brings hearing back to face-to-face and tests the congress scene for Hanover and Germany

 
 

EUHA

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The world’s biggest hearing event, the EUHA Congress, celebrated its 65th international edition in Hanover from September 15 to 17, its organisers triumphantly hoping for a final calculation of over 50% of the 8,000+ visitors it attracted in pre-pandemic 2019.

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UK and Ireland audiologists face delay on Starkey's new Evolv AI

 
 

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Short term supply chain glitches currently affecting manufacturers worldwide have slowed down the UK and Ireland introduction of Starkey's new Evolve AI. Customers have been told to expect arrival at the "start of 2022".

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Vote now for the Hearing Technology Innovator Awards 2021

 

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Voting is open until September 15 for the Hearing Technology Innovator Awards, a category based contest with an overall "innovation of the Year" prize, run by the US audiology site, Hearing Health and Technology Matters.

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2021 redesign for Hearing Industry Map will enhance your market navigation

 

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A graphical overview revealing the hidden connections between hearing aid manufacturers and their subsidiaries - this is just one of the benefits of the Hearing Industry Map, now given a redesign by its publishers, HearingTracker.com.

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Record hearing aid sales confirm UK and Ireland recovery

 
 

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© BIHIMA A record 22,486 units sold Q2 in Ireland

Huge second quarter growth in Irish and UK private hearing instrument sales has underlined the market's recovery this year from its nosedive when pandemic conditions rocked 2020.

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