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Hearing care Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for 2023 World Hearing Day
In contribution to Wiki4WorldHearingDay2023 campaign --- Organized by the Global Coalition of Parents of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
- Join us in making information about hearing and universal health care topics freely available to everyone. The theme for the 2023 campaign is Ear and hearing care for all! Let's make it a reality. Help us improve Wikipedia content related to heath topics. Participants are also encouraged to translate pages from the English Wikipedia into other languages. Contributions will be highlighted in the World Hearing Day 2023 report of activities. Participants are required to create their Wikimedia account, and encouraged to pre-register free-of-charge- below. Even small contributions help!
- January 27 2023 at 19-20:30 GMT+1
Where Join us remotely for the morning session from wherever you are!
Please create a Wikimedia account and sign in
Once you've clicked the 'Sign in' button, scroll down on the following page and click 'Save changes'. Your username will automatically be added to the list of attendees.
All times are GMT.
- 19:00-19:30 GMT Welcome and Introduction to the Edit-a-Thon [Remotely]
- Thais Morata, Division of Field Studies and Engineering, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, USA
- 19:30-20:30: Editing!
Articles to work on
Your contributions to the edit-a-thon can cover any health, hearing or noise topic. There is an emphasis both on improving and translating articles. Instructions and worklists are at the links below.
- You can check a video example on editing medical articles.
- Improve Wikipedia articles
- Translate Wikipedia articles
- Write new Wikipedia articles
Basics on editing Wikipedia
- WikiProject Occupational Safety and Health is a portal for collaborating in Wikipedia around OSH subjects
- Wikipedia:Five pillars and Wikipedia:Core content policies
- Wiki Ed Foundation's online training modules
- A video example on editing medical articles
Suggestions for sources to cite
- Global costs of unaddressed hearing loss and cost-effectiveness of interventions, World Health Organization Report, 2017
- CDC Vital Signs on Noise-induced hearing loss
- National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities- Hearing Loss in Children- Recommendations
- National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities- Publications
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Key Publications on Occupational Hearing Loss- Epidemiology
- NIOSH Key Publications on Noise and Hearing
- NIOSH Science Blogs on Hearing Loss- Plain language summaries of peer-reviewed publications
- National Center on Environmental Health- Public Health and Scientific Information
- National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders- Publications on Hearing
- American Academy of Audiology Guidelines and Standards
- Noise Pollution Clearinghouse
- Open Access Journal of the Acoustical Society of America- Express letters
- Videos on noise and hearing
- Cochrane Reviews
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