With expert mentoring, each group developed a viable public health initiative which Prof. Smith encouraged them to purse to completion. After 5 days, 17 presenters, and many hours of groupwork, the 34 participants from over 30 institutions had gained exciting new knowledge, developed professional connections, and left with a real agenda for the future.
The Austrian Development Agency (ADA), the operational unit of Austrian Development Cooperation, seeks to ensure that sustainable development works to the benefit of all people in Africa, Asia, Southeast Europe and the South Caucasus. Together with partner countries, public institutions, civil society organisations and businesses, ADA is currently implementing projects and programs with a total volume of 500 million euros.
MED-EL is a family-owned company founded by two renowned scientists, Doctor Ingeborg Hochmair and Professor Doctor Erwin Hochmair in 1990. The company creates solutions to address all kinds of hearing loss. Its cochlear implants and other products help people with hearing loss all over the planet to (re)discover the beautiful world of sounds.