Organization: Simang’aliso Masola Initiative

Project title: Chichiri Prison Ear and Hearing Care for All! Let’s Make it a reality.

Regions: Malawi

Outline of the event:

Following this year’s theme, ‘Ear and Hearing Care for All. Let’s make it a reality!’ Simang’aliso Masola Initiative plans to raise awareness to Prisoners at Chichiri Prison who are among the most neglected people when it comes to a number of services including health care. The main activities shall include but not limited to:
a) Briefing to management and staff of Chichiri Prison on Ear and Hearing Care. After delivering the message, the Officer-In-Charge should be able to refer all inmates with ear or hearing problems to the ENT/Audiology Department at QECH for proper assessment and management.
b) Conduct healthy talks on ear and hearing care to the inmates
c) Conduct ear screening and provision of medication to inmates and management team.
d) Conduct hearing screening and make referrals to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) ENT and Audiology Department for further management and follow ups.