Hearing Help For Africa

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Advancing hearing and restoring hope in Africa.

Deafness and Hearing Impairment

In 2004, more than 275 million people around the world had moderate-to-profound hearing hearing impairment. According to the World Health Organization, 80 percent of those people lived in low- and middle-income countries. Hearing impairment refers to the partial and/or complete loss of the ability to hear.