International Week of the Deaf is celebrated annually by deaf people worldwide during the last full week of September.More details here
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.
This year the theme for the International Ear Care Day is Healthy Hearing, Happy Life: Hearing health care for aging people.Read more about the international Ear Care Day and global estimates for hearing loss in persons above 65 years
In 2012, WHO prepared new estimates on the magnitude of disabling hearing loss. These reveal that 360 million persons accross the world live with disabling hearing loss. Read more about the global estimates on deafness and hearing loss