World Hearing Day: 3 March 2019. World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year. The motive of World Hearing Day is to raise awareness of how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and to promote ear and hearing care across the world.
Asha Speech & Hearing Clinic led by Ms. Asha Agarwal, Audiologist & Speech Therapists B.Sc, AST (Bcom.), (A.ISHA) (M. CIGI) Consultant Cochlear Implant Celebrates this world Hearing Day as one of the Most important day with patients who are suffering from hearing problem.
World Hearing Day 2019 Key Message from Ms. Asha Agarwal to all the patient around the world is that with right treatment and effort these kind of hearing disorders can be cured.
Ten facts about hearing loss you should know
Fact 1: There are around 360 million people with disabling hearing loss.
Fact 2: Unaddressed hearing loss poses a global cost of $750 billion international dollars.
Fact 3: Thirty-two million children have disabling hearing loss.
Fact 4: Chronic ear infections are the leading cause of hearing loss.
Fact 5: Nearly one in every three people over 65 years are affected by disabling hearing loss.
Fact 6: Noise is a major avoidable cause of hearing loss.
Fact 7: Hearing loss can be caused by occupational noise and the use ototoxic medications.
Fact 8: People with hearing loss can benefit from devices such as hearing aids and cochlear implants.
Fact 9: Sign language and captioning services facilitate communication with people who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Fact 10: Sixty per cent of childhood hearing loss is preventable through public health actions.
Info graphic World Hearing Day, Hearing Loss and its Rise