Organization: Association of Cochlear Implant Users (SUKI)

Project title: Raising awareness about hearing during the week between 24.2. – 3.3. and The Gala Award Evening of the Association of Cochlear Implant Users

Regions: Czech Republic

Outline of the event:

Series of events during the week between 25.2. (international Cochlear Implant Day) to 3.3. (the World Hearing Day) to launch a whole year campaign over the important topic – how to care about our hearing and what to do when it happens to be damaged. Inteviews with audiologists on local radio stations, press release, webinars on related topics, articles and posts on Facebook and web pages,

The organization SUKI decided to award those who significantly improved the life of cochlear implant users. This would be the first event of this kind in the Czech republic. Five personages will be awarded (doctor, speech therapist, active citizen, staff of the Ministry of Health, business woman). The program of the event will be as following: Welcome, three short speeches of experts in the field of hearing (Topics: Hearing and how to take care of, What to do when the hearing is worsened, Cochlear implantation of Adults). After that all the personages will be awarded. Life streaming of the event at the FB page.

Project activity: [29]

Target audience: [31]

Event format: [32]

Expected reach: [33]

Policymakers involved? [34]

Using WHO campaign material? [37]

Promotion planning:

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Submitter: Leona Pejcharová