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Organization: Department of Disability Studies of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya

Region: Sri Lanka

Title: Ear and hearing care for all! Let’s make it a reality in Sri Lanka.


The Department of Disability Studies of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, organized activities from the 1st of March to the 13th of March 2023 to celebrate World Hearing Day (WHD). The activities that targeted the ENT consultants, policymakers, audiologists, and audiology students included three webinars conducted by professors from the USA and India. The healthcare professionals at several public and private hospitals were educated regarding hearing loss and early identification via small group discussions and posters. A workshop was held for 80 public health midwives on early detection

Live Event: Yes

Hearing Screening: Yes

Social Media: Yes

Authorities or policymakers: Yes

Influencers or celebrities: No

Participants of the walkathon at Colombo, Sri Lanka

Poster displayed at a notice board in a public hospital

Workshop conducted for midwives on EHDI

Distribution of bookmarks on ear care tips