Organization: Interamerican Association of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

Project title: Open Forum on Universal Newborn Hearing Screening – Success and challenges

Regions: International society member effort

Outline of the event:

This webinair via Zoom will have special invited speakers from WHO , Dr Shelly Chadha who will present information about the new Training manual for ear and hearing care at basic level and Dr Joao Fortes from PAHO on relevant aspects to America in the World report on hearing. After these two presentations, 3 members of IAPO Executive committee will present the success and challenges of the newborn hearing screening in their countries. The aim is to foster discussion and the exchange of strategies that may help other countries that still don´t have UNHS. There will be time for an open discussion by the audience.

Submitter: Amarilis Melendez