Hearing loss among the top five health conditions facing the Middle East
- Published on 06 February 2015
A special report on health issues in the Middle East recently showed that 1 in 25 people in the region has some degree of hearing loss.
Starkey Hearing Foundation initiative in Sri Lanka
- Published on 02 February 2015
The Starkey Hearing Foundation has launched a hearing aid project for the war-affected areas of north-east Sri Lanka, aimed at providing thousands of hearing aids.
Hollywood startup joining forces with Starkey to provide hearing aids
- Published on 16 January 2015
LSTN, a Hollywood-based company manufacturing headphones, has teamed up with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to help provide hearing aids to people in need.
Hearing-impaired children get their own superhero
- Published on 08 January 2015
Today we post a brief published last November showing how valuable the work of cartoonists is. May this pay homage to the victims of yesterday’s attack in Paris. We are Charlie.
Historic agreement on movie captioning in the USA
- Published on 05 January 2015
Deaf and hard of hearing advocacy groups and the movie theater owners association have announced an agreement to make joint recommendations on captioning to the US Department of Justice.
Focus on preventable hearing loss in India
- Published on 02 January 2015
According to an article in the New Indian Express, up to 50% of cases of hearing loss in India are preventable.
Signing Santa for children with hearing impairment
- Published on 25 December 2014
Trollwood Performing Art School in Moorhead, Minnesota (USA) is organizing a special event with a Santa using sign language to bring Christmas joy to hearing-impaired children.
British tinnitus association to benefit from the “FlipSide” of famous DJs
- Published on 24 December 2014
Renowned photographer Jessica van der Weert has spent the last two years shooting some of the world’s biggest and most influential dance music producers and DJs, following their passions away from music
Advice to Santa: Some toys could damage children's hearing
- Published on 09 December 2014
ASHA engaging with the World Health Organization (WHO)
- Published on 05 December 2014
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has joined an advisory group to the WHO on the development of an initiative to inform policy makers and the public about the risk of hearing loss related to leisure noise exposure.