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  • World Hearing Day 2021

    On 3 March each year, we celebrate World Hearing Day. The WHO’s Office of Prevention of Blindness and Deafness initiated this festival to raise public awareness of deafness and hearing loss prevention and to promote hearing care campaigns across the world. The first World Hearing Report had been launched on the eve of the celebration.    The report shows that by 2050 the 

  • World Hearing Day 2020

    World Hearing Day, initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO), is celebrated on the 3rd March each year. This year’s edition under the slogan „Don’t let hearing loss limit you” is widespread, as it is estimated that around 466 million people worldwide are suffering from severe hearing loss, and more than 1 billion people have a variety of hearing disorders that 

  • In duet for anniversary

    “For years we have been able to observe the Institute’s patients for whom music provided invaluable support during rehabilitation. These observations motivated me to organize the International Music Festival for Children, Youths and Adults with Hearing Disorders “Beats of Cochlea,” recalled Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, the initiator of this event. This year we celebrated the fifth anniversary edition of this unique festival 

  • Official inauguration of the fourth edition of the “Health First” Programme

    The fourth edition of the “Multi-specialist year-long programme for preventing civilisation diseases and supporting Poles’ health – Health First” was officially launched, just like last year, outside the Polish Television and Polish Radio buildings. Residents of the capital city were offered advice by several dozen physicians representing various specialities. Those interested had an opportunity to consult audiologists, 

  • Professor Henryk Skarzynski will be a special guest during a seminar „On health of the Sadeckie population – from oncology to hearing loss”

    Oncology, social security and hearing were the leading topics of a seminar titled “On health of the Sadeckie population”, which took place on March 28, 2019 at the Malopolska Cultural Center “Sokol” in Nowy Sacz.  Professor Henryk Skarzynski was a special guest at the seminar and gave a lecture “Population studies among school children as basis for universal disease prevention”. On this occasion specialists from 

  • New generation of cochlear implants – new face of telemedicine

    At the World Hearing Center of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing (IFPS) in Kajetany Professor Henryk Skarżyński will implant the HiRes Ultra 3D Cochlear Implant made in Hassle Free MRI technology. This implant is specially dedicated to seniors. It allows the patients to go under the magnetic resonance imagining in a field with 3 T induction, which is the basis of 

  • Grand finale of the 4th edition of the International Music Festival for Children, Youth and Adults with Hearing Disorders “Beats of Cochlea”

    The 4th edition of the International Music Festival for Children, Youth and Adults with Hearing Disorders “Beats of Cochlea” was ended with a concert of 10 laureates selected by the jury. “Please, let’s not hide emotions, it is so noble and humane”. With these words Prof. Henryk Skarżyński announced the performances at the stage of concert pavilion of Sinfonia Varsovia 

  • Debate in the World Hearing Center with participation of Agata Kornhauser-Duda

    On 26th March 2018, the First Lady had visited the World Hearing Center of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing and took part in the debate with participation of patients. During the meeting, Agata Kornhauser-Duda has received the honorary statuette of the Friend of the Festival ‘Beats of Cochlea’. In the debate ‘Music in human auditory development’ 

  • Inauguration of the ‘First Health’ Program

    On June 6, 2018, by buildings of the Polish Television and the Polish Radio, several dozen specialists and technicians carried out screening tests and gave advice to Warsaw residents. It was the inauguration of the third edition of the multidisciplinary ‘First Health’ Program aimed at counteracting diseases of affluence. Those interested had a chance to seek advice from: audiologists, phoniatricians, otolaryngologists, 

  • 15th Anniversary of World Hearing & Speech Center

    May 22nd marks the 15th anniversary of the opening of World Hearing and Speech Center (WHC). After seven years of collecting funds – mainly from own resources – by the team led by prof. Henryk Skarżyński – the World Hearing and Speech Center in Kajetany was built and put into operation. In May 2003 it was ready to receive its first patients 

  • Patients of prof. Henryk Skarzynski were guests at the Presidential Palace

    On February 24, 2018, a concert was organised at the Presidential Palace to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Frederic Chopin’s first public performance. The most musically gifted patients of prof. Henryk Skarzynski had the opportunity to listen to the unusual concert – among them: Anna Adamowska, Weronika Niczyporuk, Estera Łabiga, Daria Władzińska and Olaf Kaca. The Institute was represented by Paweł Doliński, Deputy 

  • 20th anniversary of the first implantation of the auditory brainstem implant in Poland

    This year, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first implantation of the auditory brainstem implant in Poland, which was carried out on January 9, 1998 by prof. Henryk Skarzynski in cooperation with scientists from Austria and Germany. Poland has become the fourth country in the world in which this type of difficult and complicated treatment was carried out. The 12-hour operation was successful 

  • The 22nd anniversary of establishing of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing

    On January 9, 2018 we celebrate 22 years since the establishment of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, a leading Polish research institute with the category A + and a highly specialized hospital providing comprehensive care to people with hearing, voice, speech, balance and breathing impairment. There is no other center in Poland that would achieve such a high position in such a short time – 

  • The first in Central and Eastern Europe cochlear implantation using HiRes Ultra device with new HiFocus SlimJ straight thin electrode.

     On 24 October 2017, in the World Hearing Center of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology in Kajetany, took place the first in CEE cochlear implant surgery with the newest thin, straight electrode HiFocus SlimJ. The operating surgeon was Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, Director of the Institute and Head of the Oto-Rhino-Laryngology Surgery Clinic. Prof. H. Skarżyński is one of the best 

  • Hearing screening in first graders in Mazowsze region

    One of the priorities of Prof. Henryk Skarżyński and the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing under his management is the program of hearing screening in children at various ages. The team of the Institute in cooperation with numerous Polish and international centers has created the foundations for screening programs – developed the methods, procedures and equipment necessary 

  • The only such concert in the world

    On the occasion of the jubilee of 25th anniversary of the first in Poland cochlear implantation of a deaf patient performed by Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, in the World Hearing Center and Center of Hearing and Speech ‘Medincus’ took place Clinical Workshops and Scientific Conference under the framework of the Program ‘Music in Human Auditory Development’ on 10-14 July 2017. The author of these projects 

  • The patients have beaten their own Guinness World Record

    On 15th July 2017, on the occasion of 25th anniversary of the first in Poland cochlear implantation in a deaf patient that had been performed by Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, Kajetany were visited by grateful patients and their families. Altogether nearly 2 thousand guests visited the World Hearing Center on that day. The most important point in the program of this great reunion was the attempt to beat 

  • Institute’s July Anniversaries

    In July, the Institute of physiology and Pathology of Hearing is celebrating anniversaries of the most important events in its history. In 2017 we have as many as three jubilees: 15th anniversary of the first in the world surgery restoring hearing to a partially deaf person, performed by Prof. Henryk Skarżyński, 20th anniversary of the program ‘Preservation of the preoperative residual hearing’ and 25th anniversary of the