The Global HEAR (Hearing Loss Evaluation, Advocacy, and Research) Collaborative is the only international research network focused on global hearing health. Comprised of a multidisciplinary group of investigators from 28 countries, the HEAR Collaborative is dedicated to reducing disparities in hearing loss worldwide.
Our mission is to
Accelerate evaluation of innovative strategies to expand access to ear and hearing care
Support advocacy efforts for hearing health
Lead research initiatives to fill gaps in the evidence on epidemiology, treatment, and outcomes of hearing loss globally