The second edition of the JNA (Hearing National Day) took place on May 2nd 2018, to promote the necessity of considering the hearing health in quebeckers care system. This year, the awareness campaign took place under the theme of tinnitus and hyperacousis, and one provincial day of free of charge hearing screening was organized. In this respect, the JNA received a support of size, in the person of Valérie Plante, mayoress of Montreal. ” In metropolises as ours, the hearing is called out all the time and at several hours a day, sometimes excessively. Because we want a city in health, my administration agreed gladly to join to the activity of the Hearing National Day by welcoming its truck for the first time in busy public places of the Montreal city center. We invite the population to take advantage of this activity of screening and to take care of its hearing health “, declared the mayoress of Montreal, Valérie Plante.
On picture (left to right) : Sylvie Hébert, professor and researcher at School of Speech Pathology and Audiology of University of Montréal, Valérie Plante, mayoress of Montréal and G Savard, team JNA 2018.