24 Jun -26 Jun
16:00 -17:15
Online Webinar

The World Health Organization is pleased to invite you to join the webinar: Telehealth for EHC (ear and hearing care) in times of COVID and beyond

The purpose of the webinar is to share:

  • information on how telehealth can support EHC in resource limited settings
  • ideas for the application of telehealth in a situation like the COVID19 epidemic
  • examples on telehealth for EHC in different settings.


Introduction and background: WHO  – Dr Shelly Chadha

Telehealth brings EHC services in difficult to reach areas: the Alaska experience – Dr Susan Emmett

Telehealth for EHC in rural parts of India – Dr Saurabh Varshney

Innovative use of telehealth to overcome human resource limitations in Zambia – Dr Rachael Hapunda

Need for a standardized approach towards telehealth for EHC – Dr Mark Laureyns

Questions and discussion

The webinar is scheduled for two different times, 24 June from 06h00 to 07h15 (CEST) and 26 June from 16h00 to 17h15 (CEST). The webinars will be in English with captioning.

Everyone is welcome to join any of the two sessions, but kindly do inform us by which one you will plan to attend so we know how many people to expect ahead of time.

Register here