Action for hearing loss

Hearing Loss

Action for 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.