Deafness is the most prevalent sensory disability globally. The
problem is disproportionately high in the Southeast Asia Region; every
third deaf person in the world is from Southeast Asia. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that every year about 38,000 deaf children are born in Southeast Asia. This would mean that every day over 100 deaf infants are born in the region.
Learn more about how you can raise deafness awareness in this article.