Make Listening Safe Campaign UK
Avoidable hearing loss amongst those with ‘normal hearing' is a rapidly growing global problem.
In 2015 The World Health Organisation (WHO) published a report [ which forecast that 1.1 billion people are at risk of experiencing permanent, avoidable hearing damage in their lifetime. The WHO have revised their estimate of those at risk to 2.5 billion people by 2050, c1 in 4 of the world’s population (read full article). More worrying recent research shows a strong correlation between hearing loss and cognitive decline.
MLSC will launch in 2023 in the UK before being rolled out to the other 193 countries, which are members of the WHO, in 2024.
We are in the process of recruiting a number of key sponsors.