World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day

  • Key messages for policymakers:
    • The number of people living with unaddressed hearing loss and ear diseases is unacceptable.
    • Timely action is needed to prevent and address hearing loss across the life course.
    • Investing in cost effective interventions will benefit people with hearing loss and bring financial gains to the society.
    • Governments must act to integrate person-centred ear and hearing care within national health plans for universal health coverage.
  • Key messages for the general public:
    • Good hearing and communication are important at all stages of life.Hearing loss (and related ear diseases) can be avoided through preventative actions such as:
      • protection against loud sounds;
      • good ear care practices and immunization.
    • Hearing loss (and related ear diseases) can be addressed when it is identified in a timely manner and appropriate care sought.
    • People at risk of hearing loss should check their hearing regularly.
    • People having hearing loss (or related ear diseases) should seek care from a health care provider.


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