World Hearing Day 2022: WHO launch webinar goes online

The World Health Organisation (WHO) took the opportunity of World Hearing Day on 2 March to announce three hearing-loss initiatives. As well as establishing a global standard for safe listening entertainment venues, it published a related handbook for implementation of safe listening and released a media brief for journalists.

Urgent call for surgical supplies in Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused a major shortage of surgical supplies in hospitals. Irina Gout and Peter Cackett are calling for further relief efforts to provide surgical supplies to under-equipped hospitals in Ukraine.

OAEE UPDATE - Urgent Call for Surgical Supplies in Ukraine

UK professionals have called for aid in sending surgical equipment to Ukraine during Russian invasion.

EUHA Congress: Call for Papers

Proposals for specialist lectures at the 66th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians must be submitted by 28 March 2022.

Global alliance brings hearing care to people in 14 developing countries

To mark World Hearing Day, a global project has been created to provide access to ear and hearing care services for thousands of people living with undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss.

ENT bodies stand up for Ukraine

Leading ENT and audiology organisations have made a stand against Russia’s war in Ukraine.

ENT & Audiology in this issue...The Outer Ear

Emma Stapleton, MBChB, FRCS (ORL-HNS), Consultant Otolaryngologist, Cochlear Implant and Skull Base Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK. E: @otolaryngolofox Priya Carling, AuD,Director and Consultant Audiologist,Kent Hearing Ltd, UK. E: The outer ear is, we think, the unsung hero...

From the editor MarApr 2022

Declan Costello, MA, MBBS, FRCS(ORL-HNS), Editor, ENT & Audiology News; Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK. E: If you were a gastroenterologist or an ankle surgeon, you might have imagined that it would...

Celebrating CIICA's first anniversary

It was cause for a double celebration: not only was 25 February named as International Cochlear Implant Day, but it was the first anniversary of the CI International Community of Action (CIICA).

EUHA Sponsorship Award competition

For the twelfth time, the Europäische Union der Hörakustiker eV (EUHA) will be giving its Sponsorship Award for the next generation of acoustic researchers.

Global Ambassador lands International Coordinator role at IFOS Dubai

A key supporter of ENT & Audiology News has been given a role at the world’s largest international conference for otorhinolaryngology head and neck surgery.