HearingYou.org is a public awareness and knowledge portal on the issues of hearing loss and hearing health. As a non-commercial website, it offers interested audiences – both general and specialist – information about the personal and societal impact of hearing loss, the importance of prevention, and the possibilities for rehabilitation.
HearingYou.org is owned by EHIMA, the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association. EHIMA is a not-for-profit entity under Belgian law (aisbl). Members of EHIMA develop, manufacture and market hearing instruments on a large scale in one or more countries in Europe as well as export their products worldwide.
EHIMA shares its goals of promoting good hearing health and better access to hearing care with the hard-of-hearing community, and hearing health professionals.
Its mission: To contribute to well-informed and inclusive health policies and foster the public understanding of hearing loss as an important public health condition in Europe and globally.
Hearing health professional and support bodies
National associations of hearing instruments manufacturers:
The German Hearing Industry Association represents the manufacturers of medical hearing systems active on the German market.
Confindustria is the main association representing manufacturing and service companies in Italy.
Hearing Systems Manufacturers (HSM) represents the interests of hearing aid manufacturers in Switzerland.
Svensk Hörsel is a non-profit association representing suppliers of hearing aids in Sweden.