The World Health Organization (WHO) announced a new webinar called Task Sharing for EHC (Ear and Hearing Care) in Times of COVID and Beyond—World Report on Hearing Webinar Series  

The purpose of the webinar is to:

  • Share information on the concept of task sharing for EHC, as reflected in the World Report on Hearing.
  • Share experiences from countries on EHC provision through task sharing.

Outline steps to maintain and strengthen EHC services during the pandemic and beyond.


  • Welcome and Opening – Dr Bente Mikkelsen, WHO
  • Need for task sharing WHO – Dr Kaloyan Kamenov, WHO
  • Experiences from the field
    • Kiribati – Ms Kahn Bury
    • India – Dr Suneela Garg
    • Malawi – Dr Wakisa Mulwafu
  • Recommendations of the World Report on Hearing on task sharing – Dr Shelly Chadha, WHO
  • Questions and answers

Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 8:30 to 9:30 (CEST.

Please click to register: Registration link

We look forward to seeing you!

Zoom links
Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 7:30 to 9:00 (CEST)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 918 8514 7887
Passcode: WHO-EHC!1
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Meeting ID: 918 8514 7887
Passcode: 150793850
The webinars will be in English, with captioning.

Source: WHO