World Voice Day

Every year on April 16, otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons and other voice health professionals worldwide join together to recognize World Voice Day. On World Voice Day, everyone – young and old – is encouraged to assess their vocal health and take action to improve or maintain good voice habits. The American Academy of Otolaryngology‒Head and Neck Surgery has sponsored the U.S. observance of World Voice Day since its inception in 2002.


This information is provided solely for educational purposes and does not represent medical advice, nor is it a substitute for seeking professional medical care.

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You can use these complimentary cover photos designed to observe World Voice Day, 2022. Download the image to your computer, and then upload it as your cover photo on your social media accounts.


This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations on treating patients who present with dysphonia, which is characterized by altered vocal quality, pitch, loudness, or vocal effort that impairs communication and/or quality of life.

CPG: Update! Hoarseness (Dysphonia)

Protecting your voice and learning better speech habits are important to your overall ENT health.

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