This year’s WHO World Hearing Day on March 3 is dedicated to the theme of “Childhood hearing loss: act now, here is how!” One of the key aims of this day is to shed light on the issue of hearing loss in children for parents all over the world. The Hear the World Foundation is supporting the WHO’s initiative with a compelling video, special online content, and an international social media campaign on this topic.

Hearing loss among children is an extremely important issue, as demonstrated by WHO statistics: More than 32 million children worldwide are affected by moderate to severe hearing loss, and approximately 60 percent of all cases of hearing loss in childhood could have been prevented, which makes it all the more vital to take decisive and concerted action on the issue.

The Hear the World Foundation has recognized the relevance of this topic early and is engaged in providing audiological care for children since its foundation in 2006.

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