Tag Archive: WHO

World Health Organisation – Hearing Loss Update
  • 14
    Feb

World Health Organisation – Hearing Loss Update

The World Health Organisation (WHO) updated its Deafness and Hearing Loss factsheet on 9 February, stating that unaddressed hearing loss “poses an annual global cost of 750 billion international dollars”, and adding, “interventions to prevent, identify and address hearing loss...

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3 March 2016: World Hearing Day
  • 2
    Mar

3 March 2016: World Hearing Day

The theme for World Hearing Day 2016 is ‘Childhood hearing loss: act now, here is how!’ Organised each year by the World Health Organisation (WHO), this year’s event aims to show that the majority of childhood hearing loss in low...

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WHO hearing loss advice: Number of over 60s expected to double by 2050
  • 8
    Oct

WHO hearing loss advice: Number of over 60s expected to double by 2050

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has marked the International Day of Older Persons this October with a call for society to take ‘healthy ageing’ more seriously. Their World report on ageing and health report has identified hearing loss as major barrier to...

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1.1 Billion Young Adults at Risk of Hearing Loss
  • 3
    Mar

1.1 Billion Young Adults at Risk of Hearing Loss

Governments must do more to protect the hearing of future generations, says World Health Organisation The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that unsafe listening practices could be ruining harmful to the hearing of teenagers and young adults in high...

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