When: Thursday, May 5, 2022 / 10:00 am (Eastern Time / US and Canada)
PAHO held this interactive webinar to raise awareness about hearing loss among young people in the Americas.
Specialists from PAHO and WHO discussed the challenges faced by hearing-impaired adolescents. The main risk factors that are correlated to hearing loss are those related to the behavior of the adolescents; including listening to loud music and using lawn and power tools with no hearing protection. A group of young people also presented their experiences during the webinar.
|10:00 am||Opening remarks - 5'|
|10:05 am||Addressing the rising prevalence of Hearing loss throughout the life course|
|10:10 am||Implications of hearing health in adolescent's life course|
|10:25 am||Global standards for safe listening and HearWHOapp - WHO|
|10:30 am||Tutorial of Application/ Questions and Answers for Audience|
Panel discussion: experiences
|11:10 am||Closing remarks|
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