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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
Hearing Accessibility Video from LTA
March 2022​

Very nice, informative and thoughtful video about hearing accessibility for HOH person.  Published on the world hearing day (3.3) by our friends at the Live Text Access (LTA) project.

Watch the video in YouTube
More details about the LTA project
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.
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 CI Webinar
Cochlear Implants: Increasing Awareness and Access
View Video Recording with Captions
This webinar include up to date information about CI from several experts.


COVID-19 and Persons with Hearing Loss

Webinar Invite         Survey Results

LTA Online event on 6-Nov-2020
LiveTextAccess (LTA) interesting online event:  Accessibility as a human right
Free registration and Event Program here
Promo video here
CAPAC and ICIAA meeting - 17-Dec-2019
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IFHOH is part of the International Cochlear Implants Advocacy Alliance that had a meeting in Geneva and created the Consumer and Professional Advocacy Committee (CAPAC).
3 pictures from te Netherlands: Yellow cheese, River with boat, Send way
IFHOHYP (International Federation of Hard Of Hearing Young People) is having its Summer Camp at the end of July in the Netherlands
For More Details Click here
UN CRPD committee nominations ( Details in English , Spanish ).  
IFHOH actively promotes the human rights of all persons with disabilities, including people who are hard of hearing, as defined and applied globally through the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
We urge you, as an IFHOH member organisation, to read and consider how you can support the nomination of someone from your country to the UN CRPD Committee. For further information please email (Oct. 2017)
The Coalition on Hearing Loss and Disability Manifesto Launch
(EFHOH, which is an independent region of IFHOH, is part of this coalition)
View Manifesto
IFHOH Washington Declaration 2016
New Technologies for Hard of Hearing People
IFHOH CRPD Toolkit was published.
This is a guide for hard of hearing persons, how to implement the UN CRPD in their country

IFHOH Congress 2016 - July 23-25, 2016, Washington DC, USA

Hearing Loss Association of America Hosts the IFHOH Congress 2016, in conjunction with the
HLAA Convention 2016, in the Washington Hilton Hotel, USA - 
Convention / Congress  site

Finland finally ratifies the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
and its Optional Protocol - May 12, 2016

Finland joined 26 European states and 164 states all over the world.  
Official announcement

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