Early Hearing Damage Prevention Due to Recreational Noise Exposure in Young People: Prevention Recommendations and Initiatives

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Early Hearing Damage Prevention Due to Recreational Noise Exposure in Young People: Prevention Recommendations and Initiatives

Publication Number

APEC#221-HT-01.2

Published Date

September 2021

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Health Working Group(HWG)

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223

Pages

77

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Description

This report offers prevention recommendations and initiatives drawn from the Symposium on Early Hearing Damage Prevention due to Recreational Noise Exposure in Young People held from 21-23 April 2021. The report is divided into three parts:

  • Results of survey on the actual state of recreational noise exposure prevention and identification of main challenges at various levels including norms, education, and healthcare, among others.
  • Review of expert’s presentations during the symposium, where experts shared recommendations to hearing prevention to participants
  • Workshop results, where the participants proposed creative solutions and initiatives to overcome hearing loss issue, considering recommendations share in presentations of experts

Finally, this report contains a collection of information presented as a roadmap to continue the implementation of proposed preventive initiatives.