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World Hearing Day 2023

World Hearing Day 2023:

World Hearing Day is observed every year on March 3 to raise awareness about hearing care.

  • The World Health Organization chose the theme “Ear and hearing care for all” for World Hearing Day 2023.
  • It highlights the importance of integrating ear and hearing care within the primary healthcare ecosystem.
  • It seeks to promote training and skill development in this area to help countries achieve the objective of universal health coverage.
  • The scheme is implemented under the National Health Mission of Government Of India which works to rehabilitate persons suffering from deafness.
  • The programme also works to develop institutional capacities in the country related to ear care.