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This is the future site in support of World Hearing Day.  We intend to focus both on the events and educational materials associated with the day as well at general global hearing health concerns.

Continue scrolling down for news feed and other services.  At the bottom of each page, you will find a search box that looks at the whole site.  In addition, there is a translate button into more than 90 languages.

 

News

World Hearing Day overview from Jackie L. Clark, Ph.D.

It’s doubtful anyone could have predicted what an impact the 2007 declaration of “International Ear Care Day” would eventually have on global hearing health care. This health awareness day was introduced at the First International Conference on Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hearing Impairment held in Beijing, China, which was well attended by audiologists, otolaryngologists, deaf …

Links

Please follow these links to reach resources.

World Health Organization

Prevention of blindness and deafness WHO PBD section home page.  This is one of the more than 150 WHO programs, partnerships, and projects listed on their site.
Deafness WHO general information and news page for deafness
Documents & publications WHO documents and publications that are specifically related to deafness
 World Hearing Day 2017 Theme: Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment
Note these pages include brochures, posters, banners, and flyers in multiple languages.  In addition, there is a presentation and background document in English.
 World Hearing Day 2016  Theme: Childhood hearing loss: act now, here is how!
 World Hearing Day 2015  Theme: Making Listening Safe.  Prior to 2016 the term used was International Ear Care Day

Commercial, Non-profit,  or Philanthropic

CGHH  Coalition for Global Hearing Health.  We are the sponsor of this website.
 Hear the World Foundation  Hear the World Foundation
 ESI-A  Ear Science Institute of Australia
 Starkey Hearing Foundation WHD The philanthropic arm of Starkey Hearing Technologies

 

Professional Societies

ASHA WHD  American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association.  This includes a member digital toolkit.
CBM WHD CBM – Historically known as Christoffen Blinden Mission
 BSHAA British Society of  Hearing Aid Audiologist.  This page includes a link to a video webinar conducted by Dr. Shelly Chadha from the WHO
 SAA Student Academy of Audiology

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