Brett Lee works to raise awareness for hearing loss treatment

Former Australian super speed star Brett Lee, on a part of social awareness program, participated in a function to discuss the importance of screening newborns for early detection of hearing loss. Lee, appointed the Global Ambassador of ‘Cochlear’, the hearing implant maker. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ ব্রেট লির অন্যরকম উদ্যোগ]

Lee said his mission is to take forward the ‘Sounds of Cricket’ campaign to increase awareness of the significant medical, social and economic impact that hearing loss can make an individual and their families as well.

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“The state has around 1.05 lac people who suffer from hearing impairment. We are of the opinion that hearing impairment can be identified during the first three years, it will be very easy to cure hearing loss” – Lee said after he met with children suffering from the issue.

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“Hearing loss is a global public health issue. Most people are unware of the advanced treatment options available. So, our mission is to spread an awareness about these treatments to the public” – the superstar added.

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