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Organization: College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan

Region: Nigeria

Title: Ear Care Delivery in Primary Health Centers


Otolaryngologists from College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria conducted advocacy activities: an interactive seminar for senior policy makers in the health sector in Oyo State, Nigeria on implementation of Primary Ear and Hearing Care (PEHC). Matters discussed were the importance PEHC inclusion into primary healthcare (PHC) using existing personnel and facilities, foreseen challenges and suggested solutions, health insurance coverage for PEHC thus reducing burden of out-of-pocket health expenses.

Subsequently, a training on PEHC was held for senior health workers from several PHCs within Oyo State, Nigeria. At the post-training interactive session the participants underscored the need to display information charts on PEHC within PHCs, refresher training schedules, strengthening of referral pathway for patients and the need for PEHC desk officer at the Primary Healthcare Board.

Finally, an interview promoting the importance of commencing Ear and Hearing Care in PHC was published in a major Nigerian newspaper.

Live Event: No

Hearing Screening: No

Social Media: Yes

Authorities or policymakers: Yes

Influencers or celebrities: No

Seminar with Policy Makers Min. of Health Oyo State, Nigeria

Training of senior PHC workers Oyo State, Nigeria

Traditional media engagement Nigeria