Planning & Implementing Hearing Healthcare: From Global to Local Solutions

Planning & Implementing Hearing Healthcare: From Global to Local Solutions
Led by Professor Andrew Smith
Date: Tuesday 6 March – Friday 9 March 2018
Time: Tuesday-Thursday 9am – 5pm, Friday 9am – 1pm
Location: Australian Hearing Hub

Following World Hearing Day, this 4-day instructional course led by Professor Andrew Smith, will provide a platform to align knowledge and discuss avenues towards transforming and integrating hearing healthcare within public health. Bringing together researchers, clinical decision makers and policy makers it aims to familiarise participants with the principles of global public health approaches to ear and hearing care, with an emphasis on effective local planning and implementation. This includes disadvantaged and remote communities and the indigenous population.

Professor Andrew Smith is a world-renowned public health expert at the International Centre for Evidence in Disability (ICED), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and was responsible for the Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Impairment at the World Health Organisation from 1996 to 2008.

A detailed article regarding the course can be found here – ENT & Audiology News – Andrew Smith: Public health planning for hearing impairment

This course is hosted by the Centre for the Implementation of Hearing Research, Macquarie University and the Australian Hearing Hub.

Further details including links to register will be available in early 2018.


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