5 Mar, 2015

On International Ear Care Day, World Health Organization spotlighted risks of noise-induced hearing loss

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More than 1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices such as smartphones and exposure to damaging levels of sound, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to devote 2015's International Ear Care Day to “Making Listening Safe.” “As they go about their daily

12 Sep, 2014

Young Innovator’s Competition Focuses on Smart Cities and Climate Change

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has partnered with the ITU Telecom World Young Innovators Competition to invite young people to develop their ideas to provide solutions to create smart cities that will slow down or mitigate the effects of climate change. Using information and communication technologies (ICTs), social entrepreneurs who are 18-30 years old from […]