The WCHH is also engaged in legislative initiatives including the Congressional Hearing Health Caucus, which meets today from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm in the Rayburn House Office.
With the visionary leadership of Advanced Bionics and other members of the World Council on Hearing Health, we will make healthy hearing a way of life, much like society has done with mental health and dental care," said Sue Greco, Executive Director of WCHH.
Membership in the WCHH is Advanced Bionics' second major international advocacy initiative in 2004.
According to the WCHH, by 2015, 33 million Americans (10 percent of the U.
This, coupled with startling statistics that show an increase in hearing loss among today's teens and Gen X'ers, clearly indicates we have a serious health problem on our hands," said Susan Waltzman, PhD, Professor of Otolaryngology at NYU Medical Center and supporter of the WCHH.