World Hearing Day was the centre-piece of Hearing Awareness Week in 2021.
Watch the video about World Hearing Day.
The key messages of World Hearing Day were:
- The number of people living with unaddressed hearing loss and ear diseases is unacceptable
- Timely action is needed to prevent and address hearing loss across the life course
- Investing in cost-effective interventions will benefit people with hearing loss and bring financial gains to society
- Integrate person-centered ear and hearing care within national health plans for universal health coverage.