Below is a representation of the organizations reported.

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Organization: Department of Ear, Nose , Throat , Head and Neck Surgery

Region: Nigeria

Title: 2023 World Hearing Day Celebration


The activities began with advocacy visits to the Director General, Edo Health Insurance Commission, Chief Medical Director, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Vice Chancellor, University of Benin. The aim is to get Ear care fully incorporated into primary care and catered for in the health insurance A position paper on making ear care available for all was also presented.There was a health walk round the Ugbowo community where community members were educated on ear care.We also had formal lectures on ear care for all. Free hearing screening and ear disease treatment was also carried out.

Live Event: Yes

Hearing Screening: Yes

Social Media: Yes

Authorities or policymakers: Yes

Influencers or celebrities: Yes

Guardian news paper report on our WHD activity

Health walk in the community with ear education

Free ear syringing

Group picture by the UBTH ENTH&N WHD Team