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Hear the World Survey Reveals Growing Noise Pollution Affecting both Physical and Mental Health
Date:4/28/2010

rsonalities support the Hear the World initiative as ambassadors. In the context of the Hear the World initiative, Phonak has established the non-profit Hear the World Foundation to improve the quality of life of people with hearing loss through financial and technical assistance. The foundation is committed to the prevention of hearing loss as well as the support of people with hearing loss and their families.

To learn more about Hear the World, visit www.hear-the-world.com.

References

1. Danielson, Richard W. Prevention of Noise Induced Hearing Loss. Better Hearing Institute, Washington, DC. http://www.betterhearing.org/hearing_loss_prevention/noise_induced_hearing_loss/index.cfm
2. Berglund Birgitta, Lindvall Thomas, Schwela Dietrich H. Guideline for Community Noise. World Health Organization,1999. http://www.who.int/docstore/peh/noise/guidelines2.html.
3. Kochkin, Sergei. Prevalence of Hearing Loss. Better Hearing Institute, Washington, DC. http://www.betterhearing.org/hearing_loss/prevalence_of_hearing_loss/index.cfm.
4. Consequences of Hearing Loss. Better Hearing Institute, Washington, DC. http://www.betterhearing.org/hearing_loss/consequences_of_hearing_loss/index.cfm.

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