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Jonathan Amarilla: From a student volunteer to a medical career

My journey with Operation Smile began when I was 15 years old. At that age, I didn’t have much motivation or direction in my life until a friend invited me to an afterschool Operation Smile student club meeting.

I didn’t understand then what I was getting into, but the more I showed up and learned about the plight of the children here in my own country of Paraguay who needed help, the more I fell in love with the the work of Operation Smile. Later that year, I was honored to be a student volunteer on my first medical mission in Paraguay -- an experience that would forever impact my career path.

On the first day of that medical mission, I was shocked to see all these…

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 Jonathan Amarilla: From a student volunteer to a medical career

On the first day of that medical mission, I was shocked to see all these kids and adults suffering from cleft lip and cleft palate. Many covered their faces with their hands or scarves. It was painful to watch them hiding, as if they were ashamed. It saddened me to see these kids who have never smiled, who have been shunned from their communities and bullied.

Global ENT Outreach

GEO saves lives and prevents avoidable deafness from ear disease for those affected by poverty and lack of care so they can reach their full human potential.

Operation Smile

As an international charity for children, we measure ourselves by the joy we see on all of the faces we help. At Operation Smile, we're more than a charity. More than an NGO. We're a mobilized force of medical professionals and caring hearts who provide safe, effective reconstructive surgery and related medical care for children born with facial deformities such as cleft lip and cleft palate.

Thousand Smiles Foundation

The 1,000 Smiles Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on care of the less fortunate children in Mexico who suffer from lack of dental care and from maxillo-facial deformities such as cleft palate.


The main purpose of ENT UK, which was founded in 1943 as the British Association of Otolaryngologists with a membership of 180, is to advance the interests of British ear, nose and throat specialists and head and neck surgeons and their patients in every way possible and to work for improvements in the accommodation provided in ORL departments and in the provision of supporting medical, nursing and other staff.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation

The OMS Foundation is dedicated to advancing the long term development, health and well-being of the specialty and the public it serves through financial support of research and education consistent with the goals of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Politzer Society

International Society for Otological Surgery...founded in 1978, it's mission is to create a biannual international forum that brings together experts in the field of otology, neuro-otology and skull base surgery.

Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children

SENTAC is unique in its emphasis on encouraging young professionals to pursue the post-graduate expansion of their clinical knowledge and research skills. Providing a forum for new health care givers and basic scientists has been the traditional focus for this organization.

The Triological Society

The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, Inc., aka The Triological Society, was founded in 1895 in New York, New York. In the more than 100 years since its founding, the Triological Society has attracted the best and brightest in academic and clinical otolaryngology. The Society disseminates scientific information by presenting the latest basic science and clinical information at scientific meetings and through publication of its scientific journal, The Laryngoscope.

Academy of Doctors of Audiology

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology is dedicated to the advancement of practitioner excellence, high ethical standards, professional autonomy and sound business practices in the provision of quality audiologic care.


ASCENT - formerly the Association of Otolaryngology Administrators (AOA) - has been providing resources, continuing education and networking for ENT practice management professionals for nearly four decades.

Educational Audiology Association

The Educational Audiology Association is an international organization of Audiologists and related professionals who deliver a full spectrum of hearing services to all children, particularly those in educational settings. The mission of the Educational Audiology Association is to act as the primary resource and as an active advocate for its members through its publications and products, continuing educational activities, networking opportunities, and other professional endeavors.

House Ear Institute

HEI has achieved an international reputation as a leader in its field through its applied otologic education programs. Through our Visiting Physicians Program, more than 26,000 specialists from 50 states and 68 countries have visited and studied at the Institute, taking their newfound knowledge to patients around the world.

Military Audiology Association

Welcome to the Military Audiology Association! Our organization’s mission is to ensure operational readiness and quality-of-life to the Fighting Force and eligible beneficiaries by providing cost-effective hearing health care through state-of-the-art audiological services, including prevention, medical surveillance, education, and research.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language.

Sir Charles Bell Society

The Sir Charles Bell Society (SCBS) is a non-profit multidisciplinary medical organization founded in 1992 in Cologne. The intent of the SCBS is to concentrate knowledge and to present a platform of exchange for all people and professions dealing with facial nerve problems. It is dedicated to the collection, dissemination, and the interchange of ideas relating to the facial nerve, thus furthering cooperation and encouraging global friendship to improve the quality of care delivere to facial palsy patients.

Sleep Research Society

The SRS is organization for scientific investigators who educate and research sleep and sleep disorders. The SRS serves its members and the field of sleep research through training and education, and by providing forums for the collaboration and the exchange of ideas.

Society of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Nurses

SOHN will foster the professional growth of the ORL nurse through education and research and will develop a dynamic organization that is responsive to the needs of the membership.

Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery

The Society of Physician Assistants in Otorhinolaryngology—Head and Neck (SPAO-HNS) is the official specialty organization for Physician Assistants in ENT and is recognized by both the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)and the American Academy of Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNS/F).

UCL Ear Institute

Research at the UCL Ear Institute goes beyond lab based exploratory investigations into front line human applications. Scientists from the Ear Institute have revolutionised many aspects of modern ENT healthcare, hearing rehabilitation and diagnosis.

Vestibular Disorders Assocation

VEDA has been a highly respected source of scientifically credible information on vestibular disorders. Through our publications and online community, VEDA has reached literally millions of vestibular patients with critical information and support.

Vestibular Disorders Assocation

VEDA has been a highly respected source of scientifically credible information on vestibular disorders. Through our publications and online community, VEDA has reached literally millions of vestibular patients with critical information and support.

World Allergy Organization

The World Allergy Organization (WAO) is an international umbrella organization whose members consist of 92 regional and national allergology and clinical immunology societies from around the world. By collaborating with member societies, WAO provides direct educational outreach programs, symposia and lectureships to members in nearly 100 countries around the globe.

Acoustical Society of America

From the beginning, the Acoustical Society has sought to serve the widespread interests of its members and the acoustics community in all branches of acoustics, both theoretical and applied. The Society is primarily a voluntary organization and attracts the interest, commitment, and service of a large number of professionals. Their contributions in the formation, guidance, administration, and development of the ASA are largely responsible for its world-wide preeminence in the field of acoustics.

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the world's largest specialty association for facial plastic surgery. AAFPRS members are board certified surgeons whose focus is surgery of the face, head, and neck. AAFPRS members subscribe to a code of ethics.

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

Founded in 1941, the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) is one of the oldest and most experienced medical professional organizations focused on issues relating to allergic and related inflammatory disorders and patient care.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

AAO-HNS is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

The AASM improves sleep health and promotes high quality patient centered care through advocacy, education, strategic research, and practice standards.

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

The mission of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is to promote, protect and advance oral and maxillofacial surgery to assure excellence for surgeons and their patients.

American Auditory Society

The American Auditory Society (AAS) is an organization of individuals interested in knowledge about the ear, hearing and balance, encompassing clinical practices and research perspectives. The AAS provides an interdisciplinary forum that brings together professionals from audiology, hearing science, industry, and otolaryngology.

American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Inc.,® was established in 1986 to improve the quality of medical and surgical treatment available to the public by examining for professional expertise in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. To carry out this mission, the Board has established a mechanism for the education, qualification, training, review, and certification of surgeons specializing in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery

American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck

The mission of the ABOto is to assure that, at the time of certification and recertification, diplomates certified by the ABOto have met the ABOto's professional standards of training and knowledge in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery.

American Broncho-Esophagological Association

The American Broncho-Esophagological Association (ABEA) is a society of physicians, researchers and allied professionals who share their expertise in Broncho-Esophagology and meet annually for scholarly presentations on matters relevant to the science and practice of their specialty.

American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Founded in 1975, The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons was organized for the purpose of enhancing the level of patient care, to inform the public of the services provided by our specialty, and to support the training of young oral and maxillofacial surgeons and their residency programming.

American Head and Neck Society

The purpose of the American Head and Neck Society is: -To promote and advance the knowledge of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of neoplasms and other diseases of the head and neck -To promote and advance research in diseases of the head and neck, and -To promote and advance the highest professional and ethical standards.

American Laryngological Association

Founded in 1878, the ALA is a scholarly organization of physicians and scientists who have made significant contributions to the care of patients with disorders of the larynx and upper aerodigestive tract. The ALA recognizes the accomplishments of these individuals through membership, seeks to encourage research in laryngology and elevate the standards of the fundamental teaching of laryngology in medical schools and postgraduate medical education.

American Neurotology Society

The American Neurotology Society (ANS) is committed to improving public health care through the provision of high-quality continuing medical education (CME) to our members. The overall goal of the ANS CME committee is to provide CME activities that will address the knowledge gaps and enhance the clinical competence of the participants.

American Rhinologic Society

The American Rhinologic Society promotes excellence in the care of patients with disorders of the nose, sinuses, and skull base through research, education and advocacy. - See more at:

American Sleep Apnea Association

The American Sleep Apnea Association, founded in 1990, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes awareness of sleep apnea, works for continuing improvements in treatments for this serious disease, and advocates for the interests of sleep apnea patients

American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons is the oldest American organization representing maxillofacial surgeons who are devoted to improving and promoting the highest levels of patient care. Maxillofacial and Craniofacial surgeons specialize in bone and soft tissue reconstruction and enhancement of the face.

American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology

ASPO exists to foster excellence in the care of children with otorhinolaryngologic disorders through education & research and thereby enhance the profession of Pediatric Otolaryngology.

American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons

American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons (ASTMJS) is a non profit organization of maxillofacial, orthopedic, plastic/reconstructive and oral surgical specialists dedicated to promoting education, research and patient services concerning orthopedic disease of the temporomandibular joint {TMJ).

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 166,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.

American Thyroid Association

The ATA is the leading organization devoted to thyroid biology and to the prevention and treatment of thyroid disease through excellence in research, clinical care, education, and public health.

American Tinnitus Association

ATA is a global leader in the effort to find a cure for tinnitus. We bring together patients, researchers, healthcare professionals, industry partners and lawmakers to develop tinnitus management tools and fund vital tinnitus research.

Association for Research in Otolaryngology

The aims of the Association shall be encouragement and promotion of research, both basic and clinical, in the broad field of Otolaryngology and related areas; to foster friendly assembly and stimulate scientific interest among its members; to this end, the Association shall hold scientific meetings at regular intervals and engage in such activities as the membership deems appropriate to achieve these objectives.

Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The AOMSI is a registered organization and admits qualified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons as Life or Annual members. The Association is committed to the promotion of the specialty through its scientific deliberations and social causes.

Association of Otolaryngologists in Training

The AOT is an organisation that represents all Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery trainees throughout the UK and throughout their training careers. We are independent and are run by trainees for trainees. All ENT trainees in the UK are automatically members and there is no fee to be a member of the AOT.

Audiology Foundation of America

The goal of the Audiology Foundation of America is to transform audiology into a healthcare profession with the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) as the first professional degree. The AFA empowers audiologists to be independent and autonomous practitioners by supporting their educational preparation, professional practice and leadership development.

Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery

The Australasian Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (AAFPS), the only group of qualified specialist in Australasia focusing solely on facial cosmetic & reconstructive procedures. We aim to deliver a comprehensive and professional service: to ensure our clients make informed decisions about surgical procedures and receive a first-class service.

Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

The Australian and New Zealand Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ANZAOMS) is the professional representative organization for the specialty in Australia and New Zealand. The mission of the Association is to promote the surgical discipline and to ensure that the highest ethical standards and excellence in surgical treatment occurs.

Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

ASOHNS is the representative organisation for Ear Nose and Throat Head and Neck Surgeons in Australia, and dates from 1950.

British Academy of Audiology

We are the largest association of professionals in hearing and balance in the UK. Our membership extends internationally and provides services in both the public and private sector. The BAA aims to help its members to develop in their professional skills, provide a benchmark for quality and professional standards and promote audiology as an autonomous profession.

British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology

This site aims to provide information about the association,membership,our annual meeting,links to other sites,and patient information

British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians

The aims of the Association are to provide a forum for doctors in Audiological Medicine to discuss issues relevant to their profession, to provide information and/or opinions relevant to Audiological edicine to other bodies or agencies as appropriate...

British Association of Educational Audiologists

The aims of the organisation are - To raise the professional profile of educational audiologists. - To provide an opportunity for communication between members of the Association and other related professional agencies, to allow them to work effectively in partnership to sustain and enhance the quality of audiological provision for hearing impaired children...

British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists

The association was first constituted in 1967 as the Association of Head and Neck Oncologists of Great Britain. The stimulus for its formation was the need to encourage discussion and the sharing of knowledge between the various clinical and research specialties involved in the management of head and neck cancer.

British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the voice of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the UK.

British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

As the voice of plastic surgery in the UK, we aim to raise awareness of the breadth of plastic surgery, to promote innovation in teaching, learning and research and to increase overall understanding of the profession.

British Association of Teachers of the Deaf

The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (BATOD) was formed in 1977 by the amalgamation of The National College of Teachers of the Deaf (NCTD) and the Society of Teachers of the Deaf (STD). BATOD is the ONLY Association representing the interests of teachers of deaf children and young people in the United Kingdom. BATOD promotes the educational interests of all deaf children, young people and adults and safeguards the interests of Teachers of the Deaf.

British Rhinological Society

The British Rhinological Society was created to promote education and research in all aspects of rhinology - the study of the nose and sinuses and related areas. The Society provides a platform for those with an interest in rhinology to help disseminate knowledge on the subject. There

British Society for Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology.

The Society exists to promote training, education and standards in Head & Neck Pathology. With a predominantly British membership, we do however, have significant numbers of European pathologists and even some more 'far flung' members in Australasia and the Americas.

British Society for the History of ENT

The origins of the British Society for the History of ENT can be dated back to 1981, when the first meeting of the British section of the European Society for the Study of History of Otorhinolaryngology was held at the Birmingham and Midland Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital. Full membership of the society is extended to all ear, nose and throat consultants and trainees, as well as other members of the medical profession with an interest in the history of otolaryngology.

British Society of Audiology

The British Society of Audiology was founded in 1966 and is now by far the largest audiology society in Europe. Its main aim is to increase knowledge of hearing and balance and to enhance audiological practice by dissemination and education through its multi-disciplinary approach, with members from all areas of audiology.

British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists

BSHAA is the professional body which represents and promotes the interests of the independent hearing aid profession mainly within Great Britain and Northern Ireland but globally too. Members are highly trained hearing care professionals who have extensive and unrivalled experience and knowledge of the hearing instruments that are available to help with hearing loss.

British Society of Neuro-Otology

BSNO's aim is to provide a forum for informal discussion and the opportunity to present research in related topics of Neuro-Otology, Balance Disorders and Vestibular Science.

British Tinnitus Association

The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is a world leader, with a trained team of friendly and experienced advisers for anyone who experiences tinnitus or those simply seeking guidance or information about the condition.

British Voice Association

Our Aims and Objectives: -We are a group of over 600 multi-disciplinary professionals working to promote the field of voice in its broadest sense. -Provide multi-disciplinary education through symposia, conferences, workshops, training courses and interactive study days...

Canadian Academy of Audiology

The Canadian Academy of Audiology is dedicated to enhancing the role of audiologists as primary hearing health care providers through advocacy, education and research.

Canadian Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

The Canadian Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is an international non-profit medical society incorporated under the federal laws of Canada. Members of CAFPRS are specialists certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or its equivalent and have met high standards of training and experience in cosmetic and plastic surgery of the face and neck.

Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

The Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons continually presses for higher standards in the profession. Thus far, the success of the organisation has more than fulfilled the dreams of its founders. The idea of forming a Canadian Society of Oral Surgeons started with discussion among members of the Ontario Society of Oral Surgeons. It was deemed desirable to establish a national forum to discuss surgical problems, to oversee the rapidly changing format of graduate education and to speed progress in oral surgery after the pattern demonstrated by its counterpart in the United States.

Canadian Hearing Society

Founded in 1940, CHS is a not-for-profit agency and the leading provider of services, products, and information that remove barriers to communication, advance hearing health, and promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing. CHS is governed by a board of directors, the majority of whom are deaf, deafened, or hard of hearing.

Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

The Canadian Otolaryngological Society, as it was know then, was founded by three doctors, George Hodge, William J. McNally and Jules Brahy. Their aim was to create a charter that would further the training of members of the specialty and allow them to "work in an atmosphere of mutual understanding and cooperation."

Confederation of European Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

For many, it’s a calling. A strong desire to help those in need and to change lives. They feel richly rewarded by the trust to give advice, and the gratitude for helping someone through a difficult illness — all well worth committing a decade or more of their lives to training. However, with today’s speedy advances in all medical fields, least of all our specialty, lifelong learning is more than a byword. It is for the purpose of facilitating such continuing medical education and professional development as well as of maintaining and improving the welfare of ORL-HNS specialists in Europe that the Confederation was founded.

Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Our main functions are to organise an annual scientific meeting, sponsor research, comment on medico-political issues relating to cleft lip and palate service provision, provide an archive of conference material and provide a membership directory.

European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

EAACI is an association of clinicians, researchers and allied health professionals, dedicated to improving the health of people affected by allergic diseases. With over 7,400 members from 121 countries and 42 National Societies, EAACI is the primary source of expertise in Europe for all aspects of allergy.

European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery

Europe´s largest society of rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgeons.

European Academy of Otology & Neuro-Otology

Mission is to bring together groups and/or experts in otology, neuro-otology or skull based surgery from all over Europe...

European Academy of Sleep Medicine

The European Academy of Sleep Medicine (EASM) is a non-profit society, which is dedicated to impart knowledge concerning the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders among physicians of all specialties involved in sleep medicine.

European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery

EACMFS was established in 1970 by a group of innovative European surgeons who were keen to advance the specialty. It is has become the most prominent and highly respected professional group for the specialty in Europe and has a high profile in other parts of the World. The objectives of the Association are to to promote cranio-maxillo-facial surgery in theory and practice and attempt to establish uniform training requirements for the specialty in Europe and encourage these worldwide. The main aim was to endeavour to ensure that specialist training in oral and maxillo-facial surgery was based on a solid foundation of dual medical and dental qualifications and core training in surgery.

European Federation of Audiology Societies

One major EFAS goal is to identify and implement unified concepts for diagnostics and treatment of patients with hearing deficits. Another one is the systematic organization of education and training of young people who wish to work in our field. In addition, EFAS supports the implementation of new screening and diagnostic procedures, and the definition of standards and policies in the field of audiology.

European Skull Base Society

The European Skull Base Society ( ESBS ) was founded in 1993 at the first Congress in Riva del Garda, Italy. As stated in the Statutes the ESBS is a multidisciplinary, scientific association of skull base sciences. It will devote itself to promote the free interchange of knowledge and experience between persons who are active in the fields of research, teaching, diagnosis and therapy of skull base diseases within Europe. The purpose of the ESBS is to ensure the development and improvement of multidisciplinary centres.

European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

The European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ESPO) aims to promote the quality of care of children with otorhinolaryngologic disorders within Europe.

Hong Kong Society of Audiology

The Hong Kong Society of Audiology Limited endeavors: share among members the information and technology in Audiology and other related fields so as to update and promote the standard of audiological assessments and rehabilitation services in Hong Kong. promote research in the area of Audiology and related fields with reference to local needs for study, diagnosis, alleviation and prevention of hearing impairment...

Interamerican Association of Pediatric ORL

IAPO is a medical association created in 1995 that gathers delegates from 18 countries of the American Continent (especially Latin America). IAPO counts on approximately 7.800 members in 83 countries. Its mission is to promote health by generating and disseminating knowledge with excellence of quality, guiding the actions within ethics and social responsibility.

International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

The International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS) is the largest global professional organization representing the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery. From its founding in 1962, the IAOMS has been a friendly community of oral and maxillofacial surgeons, bound together by a common enthusiasm for the well-being of their patients and the advancement of their specialty.

International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies

The International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies (IFFPSS) is a group of societies of facial plastic surgeons from various countries around the world. This Federation was formed in 1997 after extensive discussions initiated by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

International Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Societies

The International Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Societies (IFOS) is the global organization which represents organized Otolaryngology. It was founded in 1965 during the Tokyo World Congress of Otolaryngology to provide continuity between World Congresses. It grew in response to the need for a single body to collate information about national ORL societies. The federation's mission is to identify critical global ORL care needs and communication disorders, to propose ways to prevent and treat individuals with them and to set priorities among these needs according to their impact on society

International Society of Audiology

The International Society of Audiology has its official seat in Geneva, Switzerland. Its functions are described in its Statutes. The International Society of Audiology has recently gone through a restructuring procedure to open up membership for all people working in Audiology, either in health care or research, and to connect with all societies working in the field.

Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists

The Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapists (IASLT) is the recognised professional association of Speech & Language Therapists in Ireland.

Irish Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists

ISHAA is the body recognised by the Department of Social Protection to represent qualified Hearing Aid Audiologists in the State regarding the Treatment Benefit Scheme. The Society also has the object of establishing and maintaining high standards of practice among Hearing Aid Audiologists by the institution and administration of rules and such regulations for its members as may be deemed appropriate.

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

NCHAM serves as the National Resource Center for the implementation and improvement of comprehensive and effective Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) systems. As a multidisciplinary Center, our goal is to ensure that all infants and toddlers with hearing loss are identified as early as possible and provided with timely and appropriate audiological, educational, and medical intervention.

National Hearing Conservation Association

NHCA was formed in 1976 to provide a forum where others of similar persuasion could share information and gain increased insights regarding occupational hearing conservation. Today NHCA is composed of audiologists, physicians, industrial hygienists, safety specialists, engineers, scientists, occupational health nurses and hearing conservationists, equipment manufacturers, students, and others, all of whom are active in hearing conservation.

New Zealand Audiological Society

The New Zealand Audiological Society was incorporated in 1976 is a self governing body representing more than 300+ Audiologists in NewZealand. Vision Statement of the New Zealand Audiological Society “To assist the hearing impaired community of all ages to participate as fully as possible in all aspects of life.”

New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

The NZ Society of ORLHNS aims to cultivate and promote all clinical, academic and scientific aspects of ORLHNS and related sciences. Its Members are Doctors who are working in the specialty as Consultants, other Hospital Doctors, Trainees in the Specialty, or Experts in a related science.

New Zealand Speech-language Therapists' Association

We are the national body representing speech-language therapists/pathologists, the professionals who work with and advocate for people who have communication and swallowing impairments.

North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology

The North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology (NASHNP) was founded in 1997 as a non-profit organization to promote, exchange and disseminate information about the anatomy, physiology, pathology and basic science and clinical management of diseases involving the head and neck. The NASHNP is a companion society of the United States and Canada Academy of Pathology (USCAP).

ORL France

L'Oto-Rhino-Laryngologie (ORL) est la specialité medico-chirurgicale consacrée aux anomalies de l'oreille, du nez et des sinus, de la gorge et du cou. Elle s'interesse ainsi à l'ouie , à la voix , à la respiration , à l'odorat et au gout , à l'equilibre , et à l'esthetique du visage . C'est par excellence la specialité de la communication , de l'expression et de l'orientation , sans oublier la dégustation .

South African Association of Audiologists

The South African Association of Audiologists (SAAA) is an interest group originally formed by South African Audiologists in private practice, but since 2002, SAAA also represents and is supported by South African Audiologists employed in all fraternities. The aim and purpose of SAAA is to develop and promote AUDIOLOGY to the public, medical and educational fraternities and other related healthcare professions.

South African Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

The objectives of the society shall be: a. to promote the practice, and professional and allied interests of otorhinolaryngology. b. to define and establish relationships amongst otorhinolaryngologists, and between them and hospitals, public and private institutions, government authorities, the South African Medical Association, the medical profession generally, and the public. c. To hold or arrange for the holding of as many meetings of all members of the Society as possible. d. To pay out of the funds of the society all grants, costs, charges and expenses considered by the Executive Committee to be preliminary or incidental to the promotion, formation, establishment, registration and advertising of the society.

South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association

SASLHA will promote the professions to the public and will promote the best interests of members in all spheres of professional activity; SASLHA will provide opportunities to enhance professional competence through providing and/or co-ordinating learning activities for its members...

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

We are a membership-driven organization that supports, promotes and elevates the professions of our members and associates. We are the only national organization passionately supporting and representing speech-language pathologists, audiologists and communication health assistants inclusively.

The American Otological Society

The Educational Mission of the American Otological Society is to foster dialog on, and dissemination of, information pertaining to advances in the understanding and management of otologic and neurotologic disorders.

The Egyptian ORL Society

The march of Rhinology in Egypt and Arab countries has made uncountable achievements within the last few years both nationally and internationally. Our scopes have widened to involve our Arab world and Middle East region with our utmost support and building a strong body of collaboration between Arab rhinologists, as a result of which, the PARS was born out of a dream that became a reality in 2010.

Union of the European Phoniatricians

UEP promotes the cooperation of phoniatricians in Europe, its neighbouring countries and those countries who have put the European model of Phoniatrics into practice.

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