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Organization: Beit Cure Children’s Hospital

Region: Zambia

Title: World Hearing Day Celebrations and Launch of the Temporal Bone Dissection Laboratory at the University Teaching Hospital


Beit Cure Hospital in collaboration with CBM Zambia, Starkey Hearing Institute invited the Ministry of Health and WHO participated in this year’s WHD Commemorations. The guest of honor was the Health Minister Honorable Sylvia Masebo (Member of Parliament) accompanied by the WHO representative to Zambia, Dr Nathan Nsubuga Bakyaita. Other activities implemented included EHC outreach screenings, school screenings and public parade commemorations. Beit Cure Hospital in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Zambia also launched and commissioned Zambia’s first ever Temporal Bone Dissection Laboratory funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The Ministry of Health was represented by the out-going Permanent Secretary (PS) Prof. Lackson Kasonka. The P.S on behalf of the Minister reiterated that commissioning this temporal bone dissection laboratory was critical as it will play a vital role in advancing our understanding of EHC and improving surgical outcomes in patients.

Live Event: Yes

Hearing Screening: Yes

Social Media: Yes

Authorities or policymakers: Yes

Influencers or celebrities: No

Government and NGO stakeholders at Temporal Bone Lab Launch

Temporal Bone Lab equipment at the UTH in Lusaka.

Launch of WHO Training Manual by Health Minister

Health Minister receives EHC screening on WHD commemorations