World Hearing Day 2019

Posted by 2162 on February 7, 2019

World Hearing Day 2019

February 07, 2019 at 10:17 PM

We are happy to share with you the materials for the World Hearing Day 2019, which will be observed with the theme Check your hearing!


The materials are currently available in English and will be made available in other UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) shortly through the World Hearing Day webpage. These include:


  1. Two posters
  2. Two banners
  3. Infographic (based on 2018 data, this data and infographic was released in March 2018)
  4. Information flyer (this flyer was also released in 2018)
  5. Ideas and designs for World Hearing Day souvenirs
  6. Social media materials will be shared later during the month


You can download the materials from here. Language versions will also be available in high-resolution through the same link in coming days.


Please register your events online. You can also use the toolkit for planning. 

Kindly note the following special initiatives/activities for the day which everyone can participate in:

  • Launch and use of the hearWHO app: WHO will launch its hearing testing app based on the digits-in-noise technology on this day. The app will be available for free download and use on Apple and Google app stores
  • WHO-CGHH innovative small grants scheme for World Hearing Day events: Kindly note the last date for application is 14 February 2019
  • Wiki4WorldHearingDay2019: This year you can join us in making information about hearing freely available for everyone to celebrate World Hearing Day 2019. You can help improve Wikipedia content related to hearing, hearing health services, hearing testing, preventive and treatment interventions. Participants can translate pages from the English Wikipedia into other languages. This activity has been initiated by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health of USA.