IFHNOS Congress 2018, Buenos Aires

IFOS World Congres 2017 - recorded sessions

Link to all recorded sessions during IFOS World Congress 2017. Please review, share.

Ear, Hearing and Hearing loss

IFOS is active in the WHO, Department of Noncommunicable Diseases, represented by Shelly Chadha. Recently (May 4, 2017) World Health Assembly adopted a resolution on Prevention of hearing loss and deafness. Following doicuments may be helpful in raising awarness on ear and hearing care with important data for communication with the politicions and decision makers in individual countries

WHO Resolution Prevention of hearing loss and defness 2017
World Hearing Day March 3
Lancet article: Blake S Wilson, Debara L Tucci, Michael H Merson, Gerard M O'Donoghue: Global hearing health care: new findings and perspectives
Prevention of blindness and deafness, Activities of WHO

Big Success with Open Access Atlas of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Operative Surgery

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Education

During the XIXth World Congress in Sao Paulo, the initiatives of the Educational Committee were discussed in the Executive Committee meetings of Sunday May 31st and June 4th and were approved during the General Assembly.
The paper on minimum requirements of an ENT training worldwide are combined with the initiative of Dr. Johan Fagan from Cape Town to start with an ENT training program within the Developing Countries. This training program should be totally different from the training programs in Developed Countries because of their need and possibilities and their different incidence of disease and complications. Dr. Johan Fagan developed the website Educational support for ENT surgeons in the Developing World

Educational support for ENT surgeons in the Developing World



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