IFOS WORLD COURSE ON HEARING REHABILITATION

IN COLLABORATION WITH "KENTS AND PENTAFRICA MEETING"
 

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GLOBAL HEARING REHABILITATION COURSE 
From Tuesday, May 12th to Wednesday, May 13th
 

LOCATION

ENASHIPAI, Moi South Lake RD
Naivasha, Kenya

 

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Dear Colleagues,


We are very pleased to present the scientific programme of the fifth WORLD IFOS COURSE ON HEARING REHABILITATION to be held in Naivasha on May 12-13, 2020.
This course adresses the requirements of the IFOS global missions: to promote the specialty all around the world reflecting the practice diversity.
The course has been made possible mostly with the collaboration of the the French ENT Association (SFORL).

We really hope that many of you will join us in Kenya.
 

COURSE ORGANIZER

Bernard FRAYSSE
IFOS President
Milan PROFANT
IFOS General Secretary
Vincent COULOIGNER
SFORL General Secretary
Musa KIPINGOR
KENTS Chairman

 

SPEAKERS

 

Pierre Bertholon (FRANCE)                                       Roland Laszig (GERMANY)                          Serah Ndegwa (KENYA) 

Clemence Chidziva (ZIMBABWE)                              Mark Laureyns (ITALY)                                  Asmeeta Patel (KENYA) 

Vincent Couloigner (FRANCE)                                   Natalie Loundon (FRANCE)                          Alexis Richard (FRANCE)                           

Bernard Fraysse (FRANCE)                                       Isaac Macharia (KENYA)                              James Saunders (FRANCE)

Bertrand Gardini (FRANCE)                                      Thierry Mom (FRANCE)                                 Hung Thai Van (FRANCE) 

Ossama Hamid (EGYPT)                                           Din Mujahid  (KENYA)                                   Christophe Vincent (FRANCE) 

Titus Ibekwe (NIGERIA)                                             Wakhisa Mulwafu (MALAWI)                         Isaac Wahome (KENYA) 

Musa Kipingor (KENYA)                                             Alfred Mwamba (ZAMBIA)                         

                                                                                                                                                       

 

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PROGRAMME OF THE HEARING REHABILITATION COURSE

 

TUESDAY, MAY 12th

 

8:30 - 10:00 am - ACTION FOR GLOBAL HEARING HEALTH

  1. WelcomeBernard Fraysse and Musa Kipingor
  2. IFOS global missionsAlexis Richard
  3. Global burden of hearing loss and WHO’s response, Isaac Macharia
  4. Make listening safe, a WHO initiativeMark Laureyns
  5. Economic Impact of hearing loss: the different systems of hearing management, Mark Laureyns
  6. Role of foundations in global outreach, To be confirmed

10:00 - 10:30 am - Coffee Break

10:30 - 1:00 pm - ACTION FOR GLOBAL HEARING HEALTH

  1. Round Table : Strategies to improve access of hearing health care and assistive technologies
    • Moderator : Bernard Fraysse
    • Panelists : Alfred Mwamba, Clémence Chidziva, Tidus Ibekwe, Asmeeta Patel, James Saunders
  2. New hearing healthcare service-delivery models with connected technologiesTo be confirmed
  3. Training of hearing health professionalsWakhisa Mulwafu, Wahome Isaac, Alfred Mwamba, James Saunders
  4. Humanitarian actions organized by IFOS / SFORLIsaac Macharia, Thierry Mom, Berrtrand Gardini

01:00 - 02:00 pm - Lunch 

2:00 - 4:00 pm - AUDIOLOGY

  1. Audiological diagnosis after newborn screeningHung Thai Van
  2. Assessing outcome of hearing aid in adult and children, Mark Laureyns
  3. Interest of genetic counseling in hearing lossJames Saunders
  4. Round Table : Universal new born screening : the good model
    • Moderator : Hung Thai Van
    • Panelists : Serah Ndegwa, James Saunders, Ossama Hamid, Natalie Loundon

4:00 - 4:30 pm - Coffee Break

4:30 - 6:30 pm - EQUILIBRIUM

  1. Bedside neuro-otological examination and interpretation of commonly used tests, Pierre Bertholon
  2. Vertigo in the emergency department , Pierre Bertholon
  3. Transtympanic injections and Meniere Disease : is there a consensus today? Ossama Hamid
  4. Clinical cases discussion, Pierre Bertholon

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13th

 

8:00 - 10:00 am - MIDDLE AND MIDDLE EAR SURGERY

  1. Basic Surgical anatomy on temporal Bone, Christophe Vincent
  2. Middle ear surgery - Video SessionVincent Couloigner, Thierry Mom, Christophe Vincent, Bernard Fraysse 
    • How to close a perforation : endoscope or microscope ?
    • Classification of Cholesteatoma and surgical techniques
    • Ossiculoplasty, autogenous or biomaterial ?
    • Video Session - Stapes surgery, Ossiculoplasty, Obliteration technique, Meatoplasty and open technique, Translabyrinthine approach

10:00 - 10:30 am - Coffee Break

10:30 am - 1:00 pm - GUIDELINES AND STATE OF THE ART

  1. Cochlear Implant selection criteria and pre-operative assessment in Adult, Roland Laszig, Bernard Fraysse
  2. Cochlear Implant selection criteria and pre-operative assessment in ChildrenNatalie Loundon
  3. Cochlear implants in low resource informants: determinants of cost-effectiveness, James Saunders
  4. Different scenario in sudden hearing loss according to local resourcesThierry Mom
  5. Complications of Otitis MediaJames Saunders
  6. Round Table : Guidelines on acute otitis media
    • Moderator : Vincent Couloigner
    • Panelists : Christophe Vincent, Natalie Loundon, Din Mujahid, Bertrand Gardini 

 

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