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Deafness and Hearing Impairment

Posted on 29th March, by admin in All Blog Posts, Facts and Figures, Hearing Loss. Comments Off

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.