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World Hearing Day – 3 March 2021
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.
The key messages from the World Health Organization (WHO) this year are the following:
Good hearing and communication are important at all stages of life.
Hearing loss (and related ear diseases) can be addressed when it is identified in a timely manner and appropriate care sought.
Hearing loss (and related ear diseases) can be avoided through preventative actions such as: protection against loud sounds; good ear care practices and immunization.
People at risk of hearing loss should check their hearing regularly.
People having hearing loss (or related ear diseases) should seek care from a health care provider.