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1 in 4 projected to have hearing problems by 2050

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that as many as 2.5 billion people worldwide – or 1 in 4 – could be living with some level of hearing loss by 2050. And at least 700 million of these people will require access to hearing and ear care, unless action is taken. The findings were […]

Blog: Anne’s hearing loss story

Anne Savage DJBy Carly Sygrove In January 2020, I met Anne Savage at the British Tinnitus Association Manifesto Roundtable discussions. The event brought together people with tinnitus, researchers, celebrities, politicians, public health institutions and research funders to discuss ways to advance the search for a tinnitus cure. Anne and I sat opposite each other at one of […]

Blog: Attitudes to hearing loss in the construction industry

Attitudes to hearing loss in the construction industryA blog by Hearing Link volunteer, Bob Gowen I’d like to write about attitudes in the construction sector to people who are deaf. As an electrical contractor I have spent a lot of time working on building sites, and here are a few of my experiences. I gradually lost my hearing from my early forties. […]

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