World Hearing Day, 3rd March 2022

This World Hearing Day, the World Health Organisation (WHO) stresses the importance of safe listening as a means of maintaining good hearing across the life course. This year’s theme for the awareness campaign is quite aptly “To hear for life, listen with care”. A person is said to have hearing[…]

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How is loudness measured? What is a dB?

The unit of measurement used to express the intensity of a sound is the decibel (dB). The intensity of sound and the duration of exposure to the sound contribute to the overall sound energy level to which an individual is exposed. An individual’s risk of losing their hearing depends on how[…]

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World Hearing Day

The World Health Organization mark this date annually, raising awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss, and to promote ear /hearing care across the world. The theme changes each year, but has included events under the titles: make a sound investment, hearing care for all, and act now,[…]

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