Sonova Opens Global Hearing Institute in China

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Sonova Opens Global Hearing Institute in China


STAEFA, Switzerland, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire=KYODO JBN/ --

Sonova officially opened its first Audiology Training Center in Suzhou, Jiangsu

Province, China. The Sonova Global Hearing Institute is a state of the art

training center for current and future hearing care professionals. The Hearing

Institute has been established to provide current and future hearing care

professionals with the latest theory in hearing rehabilitation practice  and

the relevant practical experience to promote best practice in China and the

Asia Pacific Region. There is a severe shortage of audiol-ogy experts and

hearing care professionals in China and Sonova hopes to improve awareness and

enhance the training of clinical practitioners in China. The training facility

hosts the latest in Audiological assessment equipment for testing of babies

through to adults, as well as the latest innovations in educational


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The center will also be the training ground for the Swiss International Hearing

Academy's full hearing care professional course which is a blended learning

program consisting of web based learning, face to face workshops, practical

sessions and assessments which is expected to start enrolling students in 2018.

Co-operations with local and international government and academic institutions

open the center facilities to learners in the wider community and international

key opinion leaders in the field of Audiology.

"The establishment of the Sonova Audiology Training Center in China is one of

the important strategies for the development of Sonova in the Asia Pacific

region and reflects our commitment to China and the Asia Pacific market," Vice

President of Sonova Asia Pacific Leonard Marshall said. "Through this

initiative we create a state of the art practice space for current and future

hearing care professionals, and continue to meet customer needs, create a win -

win cooperation model for Asia Pacific, and even for the global hearing care


Sonova AG

Michael Edmond Isaac

Phone: +41-58-928-33-24