Action for hearing loss

Hearing Loss

In this brochure by the World Health Organisation, some insightful statistics on hearing loss are published.

For example, unaddressed hearing loss poses a high cost for the economy globally, approximately $750 billion annually!

Some of the recommended actions include:

  • Allocating suitable resources
  • Integrating ear and hearing care into health systems
  • Building human resource capacity
  • Implementing early identification and intervention programmes
  • Increasing awareness among all sectors of society

Click to download the full brochure here.