In its fourth installment this year, the public event will feature a series of educational activities and hearing checks at Nee Soon South Community Club from 21-22 July, and will be graced by Dr Lee Bee Wah, Member of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC, and Mr Jens Papperitz, CEO of SMI in Singapore.
At the event, a key highlight will be the Video-Otoscopy booths, where Siemens volunteers will examine participants’
Frequent exposure to excessively loud noises such as those from motorised tools, automotive engines, and loud music may lead to hearing loss. 40% of Singaporeans diagnosed with hearing loss are younger than 40 years of age, and the figure has doubled in the past eight years. This rate may be higher than reported as many are not aware of the extent of their hearing loss, underlining the importance of early education and prevention.
Event title: Hearing Awareness Week 2012
Venue: Nee Soon South Community Club
Date: 21-22 July 2012, Saturday - Sunday
Time: 1300hrs to 1800hrs
For more event information, please call 6370 9666 or email hearing.smi@