Global Outreach Resource Hub

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Publications

Title Date Resource Type Location Link
Ear and hearing care: planning and monitoring of national strategies. WHO 2023 Guidance International
Package of interventions for rehabilitation: module 6: sensory conditions. WHO 2023 Guidance International
Primary ear and hearing care training manual. WHO 2023 Guidance International
Guidance on the analysis and use of routine health information systems: eye and ear care module. WHO 2023 Guidance International
Guide for rehabilitation workforce evaluation. WHO 2023 Guidance International
Ear and hearing health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2022 Report Oceania
WHO global standard for safe listening venues and events 2022 Guidance International
Integrated people-centred ear and hearing care: policy brief. WHO 2021 Guidance International
World report on hearing. WHO 2021 Report International
Hearing screening: considerations for implementation. WHO 2020 Guidance International
WHO ear and hearing: survey handbook 2020 Guidance International
Toolkit for safe listening devices and systems. WHO 2019 Guidance International
Safe listening devices and systems: a WHO-ITU standard 2019 Guidance International
The global standard for volunteering for development 2019 Guidance International
Putting the people in the pictures first. Ethical guidelines for the collection and use of content (images and stories). Bond 2019 Guidance International
Addressing the rising prevalence of hearing loss. WHO 2018 Guidance International
Global costs of unaddressed hearing loss and cost-effectiveness of interventions: a WHO report 2017 Report International
Preferred profile for hearing-aid technology suitable for low- and middle-income countries. WHO 2017 Guidance International
Childhood hearing loss: act now, here’s how. WHO 2016 Guidance International
Childhood hearing loss: strategies for prevention and care. WHO 2016 Guidance International
Ear and hearing care: situation analysis tool. WHO 2015 Guidance International
Ear and hearing care: indicators for monitoring provision of services. WHO 2015 Guidance International
Multi-country assessment of national capacity to provide hearing care. WHO 2013 Report International
Community-based rehabilitation: promoting ear and hearing care through CBR. WHO 2012 Report International

Research

Title Date Resource Type Location Link
Evaluating equity through the social determinants of hearing health 2023 Research International
Ear and hearing care programs for First Nations children: A systematic scoping review. Nash et al 2023 Research International
Impacts and identification of hearing aid refurbishing programs for people with hearing loss: a scoping review. Hotton et al 2023 Research International
An analysis of the inclusion of ear and hearing care in national health policies, strategies and plans. Canick et al 2023 Research International
Combined hearing and vision screening programs: a scoping review. Oosthuizen et al 2023 Research International
Advancing equitable hearing care: innovations in technology and service delivery. Swanepoel 2023 Research International
Early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programmes for infants and young children in low-income and middle-income countries in Asia: a systematic review. Joshi et al 2023 Research Asia
The global otolaryngology–head and neck surgery workforce. Petrucci et al 2023 Research International
Early detection and intervention services for children with hearing loss in Western and South Asian developing countries: a scoping review. Al Babtain et al 2023 Research Asia
Barriers to access to ear and hearing care services in low- and middle- income countries: a scoping review. Waterworth et al 2022 Research International
Global return on investment and cost-effectiveness of WHO’s HEAR interventions for hearing loss: a modelling study. Tordrup et al 2022 Research International
Measuring the availability of human resources for health and its relationship to universal health coverage 2022 Research International
Community-based assessment and rehabilitation of hearing loss: A scoping review. Eubank et al 2022 Research International
Prevalence of hearing loss in children living in low- and middle-income countries over the last 10 years: A systematic review. Ganek et al 2022 Research International
Newborn hearing screening benefits children, but global disparities persist. Neumann et al 2022 Research International
Ear and hearing health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and older: A scoping review. Pender et al 2022 Research Oceania
Global use and outcomes of the hearWHO mHealth hearing test. De Sousa et al 2022 Research International
Experiences of accessing healthcare services by people with hearing loss/impairment (deaf) in sub-Saharan Africa: An integrative review. Baratedi et al 2021 Research Africa
Evidence gaps in economic analyses of hearing healthcare: A systematic review. Borre et al 2021 Research International
Estimating the global costs of hearing loss. McDaid et al 2021 Research International
Hearing loss prevalence and years lived with disability, 1990–2019: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 2021 Research International
A model for estimating hearing aid coverage world-wide using historical data on hearing aid sales. Bidgaard et al 2021 Research International
Ear and hearing care workforce: current status and its implications 2021 Research International
Hearing loss among Australian Aboriginal infants and toddlers: A systematic review. Kaspara and Leacha 2020 Research Oceania
Effectiveness of ear, nose and throat outreach programmes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: a systematic review. Gotis-Graham et al 2020 Research Oceania
Seldom heard voices: a meta-narrative systematic review of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples healthcare experiences. Jones et al 2020 Research Oceania
Global and regional needs, unmet needs and access to hearing aids. Orji et al 2020 Research International
Childhood hearing impairment and its associated factors in sub-Saharan Africa in the 21st century: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Desalew et al 2020 Research Africa
Global and regional prevalence of disabilities among children and adolescents: Analysis of findings from global health databases. Olusanya et al 2019 Research International
Training for hearing care providers. Bhutta et al 2019 Research International
The value of international volunteers experience to the NHS. Zamora et al 2019 Research International
Access to adults’ hearing aids: policies and technologies used in eight countries. Yong et al 2019 Research International
Education and health of children with hearing loss: the necessity of signed languages. Murray et al 2019 Guidance International
Provision of hearing care in Pacific Island countries and territories. Thorne et al 2019 Research Oceania
Meeting the educational needs of children with hearing loss. LeClaira and Saunders 2019 Guidance International
Hearing loss grades and the International classification of functioning, disability and health. Olusanya 2019 Research International
Hearing healthcare in remote or resource-constrained environments. Swanepoel & Clark 2018 Research International
Education in ear and hearing care in remote or resource-constrained environments. Clark et al 2018 Research International
Amplification and aural rehabilitation in resource-constrained environments. Rutherford and Petersen 2018 Research Africa
Models of service delivery for ear and hearing care in remote or resource-constrained environments. Bhutta 2018 Research International
ENT outreach in Africa: rules of engagement. Mulwafu et al 2018 Guidance Africa
Effective practices of international volunteering for health: perspectives from partner organizations. Lough et al 2018 Research International
Guidelines for responsible short-term global health activities: developing common principles. Lasker et al 2018 Guidance International
Survey of ENT services in sub-Saharan Africa: little progress between 2009 and 2015. Mulwafu et al 2017 Research Africa
Noise-induced hearing loss in Asia. Fuente & Hickson 2011 Research Asia

Websites

Title Resource Type Location Link
World Hearing Forum. WHO Initiative International
World Hearing Day. WHO Initiative International
World Health Organisation (WHO). Deafness and hearing loss Organisation International
World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) Organisation International
International Federation of Hard of Hearing People (IFHOH) Organisation International
International Society of Audiology (ISA) Organisation International

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