IFHOH Journal Mar 2021 

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The new IFHOH Journal is out!

Read about the World Hearing Day and the World Report on Hearing, The IFHOH educational project, The CI day, IFHOH webinars, and much more...

IFHOH president message for World Hearing Day 2021

WHD-WRH Communication Toolkit
World Hearing Day (WHD) 2021 will be on March 3rd, 2021.  The World Report on Hearing (WRH) will be published on this day.  The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a communication toolkit for the dissemination of the WRH.
Download the WHD-WRH toolkit
IFHOH 2nd CI webinar - 2 Feb 2021
Cochlear Implant (CI) Experiences and Best Practice Tips for anyone who wants to know more about them.  Several experts will explain the important things to know and answer your questions.
Download details and registration link
IFHOH Inclusive Education Projects in
Uganda and Nepal
Here is IFHOH summary paper about these inclusive education projects
Download IFHOH education projects paper
Regional Newsletters
Congratulations to our friends in IFHOH regions for new newsletters:
EFHOH newsletter Dec 2020
APFHD newsletter Jan 2020
EFHOH is the Europe region of IFHOH.
APFHD is the Asia Pacific region of IFHOH.
IFHOH-WFD-IFHOHYP-WFDYS Statement 31-Aug-2020
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Statement on Accessible Communication for
Deaf and Hard of Hearing People during COVID-19 Pandemic.
IFHOH and WFD joint statement:
ASR is not ready for TRS and Captions
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ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition) is a promising AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology, but it is not yet ready for TRS (Telephone Relay System) service and for Captioning service.
Hearing Loops and Telecoils: When will they become obsolete?
IHAC Overview , Download Statement ).
International Hearing Access Committee (IHAC), had published its first statement.  According to this statement, Hearing Loops and Telecoils should not be replaced by new technologies, before these new technologies are fully matured and carefully examined by end users.
"Future-Loops" 2017
( Signed and Scanned , Accessible )
Initiated by IFHOH and hosted by DSB, the 4th International Accessibility Conference on Hearing Loops and Hearing Technology (Future Loops), was a great success. At the end of the conference, IFHOH, DSB and EFHOH signed a conference statement about accessibility for HOH persons in large venues (October 2017)
IFHOH Press Release May 30, 2017:  
WHO (World Health Organization) adopted an important resolution about hearing loss and hearing care.
IFHOH release before the WHO resolution.
The WHO resolution (it's the 5th one).
IFHOH release after the WHO resolution.

Our Sponsors Generosity enable us to Continue our Advocacy for all Hard of Hearing Persons

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Since 1946, Bernafon has been passionate about developing quality hearing systems that enable people with hearing difficulties to enjoy authentic listening experiences. With Swiss Engineering, precision technology, and our commitment to individual service, we strive to exceed our customers' expectations. Our aim is to provide extra value to our partners every day. Bernafon representatives and employees in over 70 countries fulfill our vision to help people with impaired hearing communicate again without limitations.

Cochlear believe deaf and hard of hearing people should have access to hearing health care and the hearing technology they need to enable them to live full and connected lives.

Cochlear’s implantable hearing technology has helped over 450,000 people of all ages in over 100 countries to live full and active lives by reconnecting them with family, friends, community and work.

ReSound constantly strives to develop better solutions that help people rediscover hearing so they can live rich, active and fulfilling lives. 

With roots that reach all the way back to 1943, ReSound has pioneered the hearing aid industry and delivered a number of hearing industry firsts. 

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ReSound is represented in more than 80 countries around the world.

Becoming an industry leader requires dedication, determination and a desire to challenge the status quo. We strive to be experts in audiology and hearing solutions, and combined with a strong focus in research & development, we empower you to hear more, do more and be more than you ever thought possible.

Our Mission
We invent the future of better hearing and understanding.


Our Vision
Build the leading hearing company by bringing cutting-edge innovation and customer care to all people suffering from hearing loss.


Our Guiding Principles

  • Customers talk, we listen.

  • Continuous improvement in all we do.

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  • Quality is not an act — it’s a habit.

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