The WHO-ITU Joint Stakeholders’ Consultation aims to explore possible mechanisms and technology to reduce exposure to unsafe sound levels during recreational listening. The meeting seeks to raise awareness about safe listening practices, review current knowledge about safety features in devices used for recreational listening, and work towards a common vision on safe listening devices. The meeting will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 1st October 2015.
International Ear Care Day is an annual advocacy event which aims to raise awareness and promote ear and hearing care across the world. The theme for International Ear Care Day 2015 is ‘Make Listening Safe’.
The First World Congress on Ear and Hearing Care is being organized by the Society for Sound Hearing in collaboration with CBM, with technical support of WHO. The congress theme will focus on ‘action towards better hearing’. Click here to read more about the congress
WHO network of collaborating centres for prevention of deafness and hearing loss.Read more about the newly formed WHO network of collaborating centres, its members and activities.