World Hearing Day 2022

World Hearing Day 2022

When: 2 March 2022, 7:30 am - 8:30 am EST

See the recording here:

The World Hearing Day 2022 with the theme “To hear for life, listen with care” focused on the importance and means of hearing loss prevention through safe listening.

A launch webinar was moderated by Ricky Kej and Lucy Kalatari, Grammy award winning musicians, on 2 March at 7:30 am - 8:30 am EST ahead of the International Health Day on March 3 2022.

· Opening remarks: Dr. Ren Minghui, ADG/WHO and Ms. Doreen Bogdan Martin, Director/ITU

· Presentation of technical products. To hear for life, listen with care: Dr. Shelly Chadha, WHO

· Panel discussion on the implementation of the global standard and mSafeListening

· Honorable Dr. Ivette Berrio, Vice Minister, Ministry of Health, Republic of Panama

· Dr. Melita Moore, Board Member and Chair, Health and Wellness Commission, GEF

· Dr. Ian Wiggins, University of Nottingham/Adam Hill, University of Derby

· Mr. Jörn Nettingsmeier, Live audio working group, IGVM

· Closing remarks: Dr Bente Mikkelsen, DIR/WHO