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Ear, nose & throat: Networks, associations & other resources

This page contains links to professional associations and networks related to Ear, Nose, Throat and Head and Neck surgery.

The Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

The Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (ASOHNS) is the representative organisation for Ear Nose and Throat Head and Neck Surgeons in Australia, and dates from 1950. ASOHNS members are Specialist Surgeons who investigate and treat conditions of the ear, nose, throat and neck.

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LION Foundation

The Live International Otolaryngology Network (LION) Foundation was created in 2006 as a nonprofit organization. It is dedicated to promote medical and surgical high quality Continuing Education programs. LION was envisaged in order to improve the knowledge, skills and discipline of current otolaryngologists while introducing innovative programs designed to provide worldwide education including developing countries.

The aim of the LION is to create a permanent interactive worldwide high speed network for Continuing Education in Otolaryngology and to promote distance learning using modern videoconferencing technologies.

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American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)

The is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy represents approximately 12,000 otolaryngologist—head and neck surgeons who diagnose and treat disorders of those areas. The medical disorders treated by our physicians are among the most common that afflict all Americans, young and old. They include chronic ear infection, sinusitis, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, allergies and hay fever, swallowing disorders, nosebleeds, hoarseness, dizziness, and head and neck cancer.

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Royal Australian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), formed in 1927, is a non-profit organisation training surgeons and maintaining surgical standards in Australia and New Zealand.

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Australian and New Zealand Head & Neck Cancer Society

Australian and New Zealand Head & Neck Cancer Society (ANZHNCS) was established in 1998 to promote quality care for all head and neck cancer patients.

Drawing on the expertise of specialists from disciplines including surgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology and allied health, the ANZHNCS continues to work towards minimising the impact of head and neck cancers.

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ENT UK is the professional membership body that represents Ear, Nose and Throat and its related specialities. ENT UK represents over 1,300 medical practitioners including surgeons, trainees and audiologists.

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ANZCA acknowledges the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises their unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past, present, and emerging.

ANZCA acknowledges and respects Māori as the Tangata Whenua of Aotearoa and is committed to upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, fostering the college’s relationship with Māori, supporting Māori fellows and trainees, and striving to improve the health of Māori.