Ear, Hearing and Hearing loss


IFOS is active in the WHO, Department of Noncommunicable Diseases, represented by Shelly Chadha. Recently (May 4, 2017) World Health Assembly adopted a resolution on Prevention of hearing loss and deafness. Following documents may be helpful in raising awarness on ear and hearing care with important data for communication with the politicions and decision makers in individual countries:

WHO Resolution Prevention of hearing loss and defness 2017

World Hearing Day 2018

Lancet article: Blake S Wilson, Debara L Tucci, Michael H Merson, Gerard M O'Donoghue: Global hearing health care: new findings and perspectives