Organization: Bazamuganga

Project title: Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media Awareness Week

Regions: Rwanda

Outline of the event:

This event is designed to help people become aware of different ear conditions that can lead to hearing loss Mainly Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media(CSOM) because since 2 years i Have been working in this area as a Medical Doctor i have seen patients who came late with perforated tympanic membrane with extensive complication due to seeking help from Traditional Healers as they don’t have adequate information on CSOM. This event will be done through different activities for instance; there will be a radio talk at RUSIZI FM station and online campaign on social media to attract many audience, Visiting Nkombo Health Center(The Island Located in KIVU Lake) Education on Proper ear care and hygiene, Training of 60 Community Health Care providers(Abajyanama b’ ubuzima), Outreach and Treating Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media on 4 Different Health Centers in Rural Areas etc.

Submitter: ISHIMWE Patrick