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Friends of the

Hearing Health Caucus

Friends of the Congressional Hearing Health Caucus

is comprised of nonprofit hearing health organizations to serve as a trusted resource on hearing health and related research for Congressional Members and Staff. The FCHHC supports Congressional Hearing Health Caucus efforts through education briefings and NIH tour for congressional staff.

Congressional Hearing Health Caucus

Rep Thompson

Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA)

Rep MacKinley

Rep. David McKinley (R-WV)

Rep Bilirakis

Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)

Rep Bilirakis

Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN)

Rep Cartwright

Rep. Matthew Cartwright (D-PA)

Rep DeFazio

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)

Rep DeLauro

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

Rep Dingell

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI)

Rep McCollum

Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN)

Rep Neal

Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)

Rep Neguse

Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO)

Rep Pallone

Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)

Rep Roybal-Allard

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)

Rep Schiff

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA)

Rep Smith

Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA)


Mar 3

World Hearing Day is held on March 3 each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. Join us for this year’s theme of “Hearing Care for ALL! Screen, Rehabilitate, Communicate” and release of the first ever World Report on Hearing.

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National Institutes on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

The NIDCD, National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language. Find more information on hearing, ear infections, and deafness here.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

As the nation’s health protection agency, the CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish its mission, the CDC conducts critical science and provides health information and protects the nation against expensive and dangerous health threats and responds when these arise. Find CDC information on hearing loss here.

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) works worldwide with 194 Member States, across six regions, and from more than 150 offices to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable. WHO has designated March 3 of each year as World Hearing Day to raise awareness about how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. Learn more about WHO efforts to educate and address hearing loss here.