Organization: Beijing Society of Audiology

Project title: Technology for Hearing and Health, National Veterans Hearing Care Program

Primary region: WPR

Country: China

Event Description:

On March 1, on the occasion of the 25th National Ear Care Day, the Beijing Hearing Society and Tencent co-sponsored the “Technology Helps Hearing, Guarding Health” public welfare activity. Under the guidance of the Department of Ideology, Politics and Rights Maintenance of the Ministry of Veterans Affairs, the China Foundation for the Development of the Elderly, together with Tencent and other partners, jointly launched the “Warmth for Veterans, Watching and Helping – Veterans’ Hearing Care Program”, which will provide hearing health services for 20,000 retired veterans across the country in the next two years. It is understood that the plan in June 2023 in Hunan, Guangxi and Henan provinces to carry out the first phase of the pilot, as of January 31, 2024, a total of about 4,000 retired veterans donated digital hearing health screening, professional audiometrists offline and online audiometric fitting, Tencent Tian Lai inside hearing aids.

Submitter: Wan Min