Organization: Ministerio de Salud de Nación

Project title: Programa Nacional de Detección Temprana y Atención de la Hipoacusia

Regions: Argentina

Outline of the event:

It was proposed to the 5 regions of the country to think activities for the month of March, beginning on March 3 -International Hearing Health Day- ending on March 28- National Hearing Health Day.
NOA (Santiago del Estero, Salta, Catamarca, Jujuy, La Rioja and Tucumán)
Carrying out hearing screening on free demand in maternity hospitals, health centers and different places where OEAs are carried out.
NEA (Entre Ríos, Misiones, Chaco and Formosa)
Hearing control without prior appointment, for all health personnel in all hospitals.
CUYO (San Luis, San Juan and Mendoza)
Promotion and Prevention of Hearing Health in PHC
CENTRO (Córdoba, Santa Fé, Buenos Aires and CABA)
Audiometric control of young people between 13 and 16 years of age. Prevention and promotion of Hearing Health in this population.
PATAGONIA (Rio Negro, Santa Cruz, Tierra del Fuego, Neuquén and Chubut)
Publication in WHO material networks. Videos with testimonials from implanted children

Submitter: Nancy Taglialegne