Organization: PEAL Sounds Initiative of MEDLAW INTELLECT CONSULT

Project title: Ear Care and Prevention of Hearing Loss amongst Secondary School children

Regions: Nigeria

Outline of the event:

250 students and 20 staffs from 2 secondary school population directly and about 1500 indirectly in their various communities.
Age group:
12 – 40 years
ENUGU South LGA Enugu state Nigeria
2nd March, 2023 and 3rd March, 2023
Sensitize and create awareness amongst Secondary School children on ear and hearing levels challenges
Teaching session on causes of ear diseases, (outer, middle and Inner), proper sound listening measures, preventive practices and treatment solutions.
Implementation: Teaching session- 1hr
Basic Otoscopy, for conductive components – 2 hr
Referrals and Counselling alongside
Hearing level conversation with ear plugs and assistive devices
Question and answers on World Hearing Day
Percentage of participants in screening exercise, prospective patients with hearing defects, referrals done and possible treatments.
Promotion of the need for regular checkup and prevention of hearing loss in future within Enugu South community and effective solutions provided

Submitter: Peter Ajayi