Dongjiang Volunteer Jinhao Volunteer Team-Love Hearing·Happy Trip 23 Stations
“3.3 National Hearing Day” Charity Activities

Huizhou Third People’s Hospital 2021 Aier Week series of activities, Sandong Town Health Center free consultation and charity donation activities

Activities joint:
Huizhou Jinhao Medical Technology Co., Ltd.
Huizhou Disabled Persons’ Federation
The People’s Government of Sandong Town, Huizhou City
Huizhou Third People’s Hospital
Sandong Town Health Center, Huicheng District

Theme of the event: According to the official website of the WHO World Health Organization, the theme of World Hearing Day 2021 is “HEARING CARE FOR ALL-SCREEN REHABILITATE COMMUNICATE”.

Key messages
For policy makers:
The number of people living with unaddressed hearing loss and ear diseases is unacceptable.
Timely action is needed to prevent and address hearing loss across the life course.
Investing in cost effective interventions will benefit people with hearing loss and bring financial gains to the society.
Governments must act to integrate person-centred ear and hearing care within national health plans for universal health coverage.
For the general public:
Good hearing and communication are important at all stages of life.
Hearing loss (and related ear diseases) can be avoided through preventative actions such as: protection against loud sounds; good ear care practices and immunization.
Hearing loss (and related ear diseases) can be addressed when it is identified in a timely manner and appropriate care sought.
People at risk of hearing loss should check their hearing regularly.
People having hearing loss (or related ear diseases) should seek care from a health care provider.

The purpose of the activity: To jointly call for the attention of hearing health care nationwide and take corresponding actions to solve the public hearing loss and ear diseases.

Service time: 09:00-11:30 on March 2, 2021
Fitting location: Sandong Town Health Center, Huicheng District, Huizhou City

A total of 38 people served in this event, 10 people donated/received products, and 28 people provided audiometry services
service items:
1. Examine the user’s ear canal/otoscope
2. Pure tone hearing test and screening
3. Hearing aid fitting and debugging
4. Product use and maintenance guidance
5. Explanation of ear protection knowledge

 

About World Hearing Day

Introduction

Every March 3 is the “International Ears Day”. In March 2013, the World Health Organization designated “China Ears Day” as “International Ears Day”.
On March 3, 2000, the first Hearing Day publicity and education activities were carried out simultaneously across the country. The theme of the 2013 Love Hearing Day is “Healthy Hearing, Happy Life-Concern for the Hearing Health of the Elderly”.
The specific date of International Ears Day is determined because the number 3 is similar to the shape of ears, so 3.3 symbolizes two ears. In 2007, China Rehabilitation Research Center for Deaf Children (CRRCDC), China Disabled General Assistant for Infectious Diseases, Dr. Catherine Le Gales-Camus, and senior leaders in China.
In addition to reaching the “Beijing Declaration” at this conference: the creation of the “International Ear-Hearing Day” (preparation for the promotion of global hearing care actions and minimizing the occurrence of hearing loss). Every year, the International Hearing Day will set a theme and carry out a large-scale, multi-sectoral publicity activity around it, aiming to increase the importance of hearing protection and the awareness of hearing loss prevention.
Later, International Hearing Day was promoted by more and more organizations such as: Sound Hearing 2030, CBM, Hearing Conservation Council and the country. Under the guidance of the World Health Organization, more and more member states have launched the theme of Hearing Day. activity.
According to a 2013 report by the World Health Organization, there are 360 ​​million hearing-disabled people in the world, accounting for 5.3% of the global population. 50% of hearing disabilities can be prevented and avoided through primary ear care. Primary ear care is the most basic, economical and effective means and way to prevent hearing disabilities.

Holiday background

China Hearing Day is identified as the International Hearing Day, China has made important contributions
In 1998, 10 departments, including the China Disabled Persons’ Federation and the former Ministry of Health, agreed that March 3 of each year was National Hearing Day. On March 3, 2000, the first Hearing Day publicity and education activities were carried out simultaneously across the country.
In 2007, the first International Conference on Hearing Impairment Prevention and Rehabilitation hosted by the China Disabled Persons’ Federation, the former Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization was held in Beijing. The conference issued the “Beijing Declaration” and issued an initiative to establish an International Day of Ear. The head of the China Disabled Persons’ Federation stated that the establishment of the International Day is China’s important contribution to the prevention and rehabilitation of hearing disabilities in the world.
According to the latest estimates released by the World Health Organization, more than 360 million people worldwide have hearing disabilities, and China has 20.54 million hearing disabilities.

Theme case

The theme of the 2013 International Ear Care Day is “Healthy Hearing, Happy Life-Concern for the Hearing Health of the Elderly”. This theme adopts the theme of my country’s “National Hearing Day”.
The theme of 2014 is “Ear protection, healthy hearing-prevention starts with primary pediatric health care”.
The theme of the 2015 International Ears Day is “make listening safe”, which translates as “safe use of ears to protect hearing”.
The theme of the 2016 International Ears Day is: Caring for Children’s Hearing Health.
The theme of the International Ears Day in 2020 is: Keep hearing and benefit for life.

Ralated Links:

https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-hearing-day/2021