NPPCD State Punjab, NHM

REPORT-World Hearing Day 2024

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The day was celebrated by the Team of NPPCD, Punjab. Posters (inPunjabi) were launched by the Director, Health and Family Welfare, Punjab. The pamphlets were designed with information of causes,signs, do’s don’ts,etc. The badges with QR Code were made, diaries & pens (embossed) with information of WHO was incorporated in the diaries, given to the Dignitaries of the State Health Department. The State team visited industries having recreational noise and created awareness about Noise Induced Hearing loss and distributed ear plugs to be used for safe guarding their hearing. A survey was conducted in the Directorate on myths/realities related to ear and hearing issues among 300 employees and later a talk in the office premises, busting all myths. The day was celebrated by all districts of Punjab. Various activities were conducted which are Free camps, Lectures in schools, Rallys, IEC activities in OPDS, pamphlet circulation, nukkad natak, Rangoli competitions etc.

Live event: No
Screening: Yes
Traditional media: No
Social media: No
Met with individual policymakers: Yes
Participation of policymakers: Yes
Participation of influencers: No

WHO educational or publicity material used: Yes

Camp and IEC activity in OPD premises, District Hospital

Rally at District Hospital of Punjab

Posters launched by Director, Health & Family Welfare

Awareness of NIHL & ear plugs distributed at steel industry