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It is estimated that by 2050 over 700 million people – or one in every ten people – will have disabling hearing loss. ‘Disabling’ hearing loss refers to hearing loss greater than 35 decibels (dB) in the better hearing ear. (...) Hearing loss and deafness A person who is not able to hear as well as someone with normal hearinghearing thresholds of 20 dB or better in both ears – is said to have hearing loss. (...) 'Deaf' people mostly have profound hearing loss, which implies very little or no hearing.
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Score: 728026.8 - https://www.who.int/news-room/...tail/deafness-and-hearing-loss
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It can be mild, moderate, moderately severe, severe or profound, and can affect one or both ears. Major causes of hearing loss include congenital or early onset childhood hearing loss, chronic middle ear infections, noise-induced hearing loss, age-related hearing loss, and ototoxic drugs that damage the inner ear. (...) News All → 2 March 2022 Departmental news WHO releases new standard to tackle rising threat of hearing loss 2 March 2021 News release WHO: 1 in 4 people projected to have hearing problems by 2050 10 September 2019 Departmental news Apple announces the Hearing Health Study which will contribute towards WHO's Make Listening Safe initiative 12 February 2019 News release New WHO-ITU standard aims to prevent hearing loss among 1.1 billion young people Our work Promoting the World Hearing Forum Making listening safe Integrating ear and hearing care into health systems Advocating for hearing care Highlight World Report on Hearing   World Hearing Day World Hearing Day 2022 World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. Browse Events World Hearing Day 3 March 2023 World Hearing Day 2023: Ear and hearing care for all!
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Score: 728026.8 - https://www.who.int/health-topics/hearing-loss
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Events World Hearing Day World Hearing Day 2023: Ear and hearing care for all! Let’s make it a reality 3 March 2023 World Hearing Day World Hearing Day 2022: To hear for life, listen with care 3 March 2022 Campaigns World Hearing Day 2021: Hearing care for all 3 March 2021 World Hearing Day World hearing day 2020: Hearing for life 3 March 2020 World Hearing Day World Hearing Day 2019: Check your hearing 3 March 2019 World Hearing Day World hearing day 2018: Hear the future 3 March 2018 World Hearing Day World Hearing Day 2017: Make a sound investment 3 March 2017 World Hearing Day World Hearing Day 2016: Act now, here is how! 3 March 2016 World Hearing Day World hearing day 2015: Make listening safe 3 March 2015 Learn more Conditions Deafness and hearing loss 1 April 2021 Deafness and hearing loss Regions Africa Americas Eastern Mediterranean Europe South-East Asia Western Pacific Policies Cyber security Ethics Permissions and licensing Preventing sexual exploitation Terms of use About us Careers Library Procurement Publications Frequently asked questions Contact us Subscribe to our newsletters Privacy Legal Notice © 2022 WHO
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Score: 725799.56 - https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-hearing-day
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Countries must integrate people-centered ear and hearing care (IPC-EHC) within national health plans for universal health coverage Structure The World report on Hearing is structured in four sections: Why hearing matters: hearing across the life-course Solutions for everyone: hearing loss can be prevented and addressed Facing the challenges: improving access to ear and hearing care The vision of ear and hearing care: designing the way forward Call to action “ Integrate   people-centred ear and hearing care within national health plans for universal health coverage”   3 March 2021 World report on hearing Download Read More Executive Summary 2 March 2021 World Report on Hearing - Executive Summary Download Read More Policy Brief 2 March 2021 Integrated people-centred ear and hearing care: policy brief Download Read More Handbook 3 September 2021 Hearing screening: considerations for implementation Download Read More Infographics World report on hearing Download in English Infographic Ear and hearing care - AFRO Infographic Ear and hearing care - AMRO Infographic Ear and hearing care - EMRO Infographic Ear and hearing care - EURO Infographic Ear and hearing care - SEARO Infographic Ear and hearing care - WPRO Social media tiles Other resources Communications Toolkit World Report on Hearing FAQ Template for developing a country infographic Press release 2 March 2021 News release WHO: 1 in 4 people projected to have hearing problems by 2050 Activities As well as celebrating WHD and launching the WRH, our task is to empower and mobilize others to do the same thing. (...) Register your event Register here Hear-a-thon kit Access here Facebook group The World Hearing Forum Changemakers Facebook Group . The World Hearing Forum is a global network of stakeholders promoting ear and hearing care worldwide.
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Score: 725469.63 - https://www.who.int/teams/nonc...ities-for-ear-and-hearing-care
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That figure would mark a significant increase from the current 430 million people worldwide who are experiencing “disabling hearing loss”.   Tweet URL .@WHO’s first World Report on Hearing 👂🏽 warns 1⃣ in 4⃣ people will have some degree of hearing loss by 2050. Read why we need to rapidly step up efforts to prevent & address hearing loss by investing & expanding access to ear and hearing care services: https://t.co/8g0hFke0sl WHO South-East Asia WHOSEARO March 2, 2021 “Our ability to hear is precious. (...) Medical treatment can cure most ear diseases and where hearing loss is irreversible, rehabilitation can prevent adverse consequences of hearing loss.  
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Score: 723391.4 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/03/1086212
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A.2 The value network and the key stakeholders for Wireless connections to hearing aids End-users for wireless connection to hearing aids A wireless connection can be used for users of hearing aids that have: · Moderate to severe hearing loss (for hearing loss classification see [3]) · Persons having problems in discriminating speech in noise. (...) B.2 The design and production processes Wireless connections to hearing aids are designed and produced by hearing aid manufacturers. Special non-standard radio circuitry, antenna and software for receiving (and transmitting) need to be integrated into hearing aids. Main requirements on design and use for adding circuitry and antenna to hearing aids are: · Small enough to be included in hearing aids without increasing size of hearing aid that may negatively affect the visibility and acceptance of a hearing aid.
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Score: 722824.07 - https://www.itu.int/dms_pub/it...2E/02/T2E020001170001MSWE.docx
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The WHO programme for prevention of deafness and hearing loss works towards the vision of a world in which no one experiences hearing loss from preventable causes and those with unavoidable hearing loss can achieve their full potential through appropriate interventions, education and empowerment. (...) Technical links Fact sheets Deafness and hearing loss WHO resolutions Prevention of deafness and hearing loss (WHA70.13) WHO/Yoshi Shimizu © Credits 630 million 630 million people is estimated to have hearing loss by 2030 and over 900 million in 2050   WHO/Yoshi Shimizu Rehabilitation session, psychiatric unit, Port Moresby General Hospital © Credits 546 million 546 million people in the Western Pacific region live with hearing loss. By 2050, 766 million people are projected to have problems witi their hearing in the region. Hearing loss is expensive to communities and it is estimated to cost the region US$ 328 billion annually.   
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Score: 721938.77 - https://www.who.int/westernpac...fic/health-topics/hearing-loss
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On World Hearing Day 2022, WHO will focus on the importance of safe listening as a means of maintaining good hearing across the life course. In 2021, WHO launched the World report on hearing that highlighted the increasing number of people living with and at risk of hearing loss. (...) Watch this space for further announcements, information materials and call for proposals for Small World Hearing Day grants.   Access the live chat Report your event Overview of the events registered for WHD 2022 Launch webinar World Hearing Day 2022: launch webinar 2 March 2022 13:30 – 14:30 CET Register for the WHO launch webinar     Small Grants for World Hearing Day application As part of the activities of the World Hearing Forum, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Coalition for Global Hearing Health (CGHH) invite proposals for WHF-CGHH Small Grants for World Hearing Day 2022.
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Score: 721938.77 - https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-hearing-day/2022
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Microsoft Word - wpar_rul27_jur.doc WTO ANALYTICAL INDEX Working Procedures for Appellate Review – Rule 27 (DS reports) 1 1 RULE 27: ORAL HEARING ........................................................................................... 1 1.1 Text of Rule 27 ........................................................................................................... 1 1.2 Authority to organize and conduct oral hearings .............................................................. 1 1.3 Public observation of oral hearings................................................................................. 2 1.4 Multiple sessions / hearings .......................................................................................... 3 1 RULE 27: ORAL HEARING 1.1 Text of Rule 27 Oral Hearing 27. (1) A division shall hold an oral hearing, which shall be held, as a general rule, between 30 and 45 days after the date of the filing of a Notice of Appeal. (2) Where possible in the working schedule or otherwise at the earliest possible date, the Secretariat shall notify all parties to the dispute, participants, third parties and third participants of the date for the oral hearing. (3) (a) Any third party that has filed a submission pursuant to Rule 24(1), or has notified the Secretariat pursuant to Rule 24(2) that it intends to appear at the oral hearing, may appear at the oral hearing, make an oral statement at the hearing, and respond to questions posed by the division. (b) Any third party that has notified the Secretariat pursuant to Rule 24(4) that it intends to appear at the oral hearing may appear at the oral hearing. (c) Any third party that has made a request pursuant to Rule 24(4) may, at the discretion of the division hearing the appeal, taking into account the requirements of due process, make an oral statement at the hearing, and respond to questions posed by the division. (4) The Presiding Member may set time-limits for oral arguments. 1.2 Authority to organize and conduct oral hearings 1. (...) For a table providing information on Appellate Body hearings opened to the public, see the chapter of the Analytical Index on "DS information tables". 1.4 Multiple sessions / hearings 8.
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Score: 721766.5 - https://www.wto.org/english/re...ns_e/ai17_e/wpar_rul27_jur.pdf
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There are also hundreds of millions of people at risk of hearing damage due to noise induced hearing loss from both recreational and industrial noise. (...) Strategies for the prevention of hearing loss include: Strengthen maternal and child healthcare programmes including immunization Implement infant and school-based hearing screening Train healthcare professionals in hearing care Make hearing devices and communication therapies accessible Regulate and monitor the use of ototoxic medicines and environmental noise Raise awareness to promote hearing care and reduce stigma Hear the World Foundation/M. (...) Age-related hearing loss can be managed effectively through a variety of means, including hearing aids.
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Score: 721720.26 - https://www.who.int/news-room/...ts-in-pictures/detail/deafness
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