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Why Nigerians neglect auditory health, stigmatise deaf people

Aderinola Olopade is a clinical audiologist specialised in vestibular diagnostics and tinnitus therapy. A graduate of the University College London, she has been practising as a clinical audiologist for the past 10 years. In this interview with KEHINDE OLATUNJI and WALIAT MUSA, she speaks on the importance of auditory health to overall well-being.  •Urges governments […]

Community Outreach Programme

Youth Awareness Week was held at the National Youth Service Camp Iyana Ipaja, Lagos in March 2016, where over 500 newly qualified graduates were educated on the impacts of noise-induced hearing loss. the Youth Corpers were given toolkits on hearing and ear health. i.e. not to insert any object or fluid into their ears unless […]

Hearing aids for Education

The main objective of the campaign back in 2016 was to assess the hearing health of primary school education students in rural areas of Nigeria. We covered over a 100 students and fitted hearing aids were required to the students also spoke to the school staff and students on the importance of healthy hearing and […]

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EARCARE FOUNDATION ACCEPTED AS A WORLD HEARING FORUM MEMBEREarcare Foundation was accepted in July 2019 as a member of the new World Hearing Forum, is a global advocacy alliance of all stakeholders in the field of hearing established by the World Health Organization (WHO) to promote ear and hearing care worldwide. The Forum will be […]

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Report on the First General Membership Assembly of the World Hearing Forum (WHF) held at the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva on December 4-5, 2019.   In July 2018, WHO announced the creation of the World Hearing Forum, a global network of stakeholders promoting ear and hearing care worldwide. The World […]