Uganda Federation of the Hard of Hearing (UFHOH)

Amplifying efforts for mindset Change towards hearing Healthcare in Uganda.

Primary site: AFR – Uganda
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Uganda Federation of the Hard of hearing(UFHOH) commemorated WHD with the Community doing outreaches ,engaging local leaders, policymakers and healthcare providers on hearing healthcare , UFHOH hired a mobile Van that made it possible to move from one village to another, Camped in two secondary schools on mission of awareness raising about Safe Listening and Promoting WHO educational Materials for World Hearing Day 2024 and the theme in particular.

Additionally UFHOH printed shirts and distributed them to members and WHO educational Materials printed and distributed to the Community. Through social Media UFHOH promoted World Hearing Day information Materials to a wider audience , Together with the Radio session on Mama FM and other activities, UFHOH aimed to reach to over 8million Ugandans to foster a mindset Change by influencing positive attitude towards hearing healthcare, Communication with people living with hearing loss and hearing loss mitigation.

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

WHO educational or publicity material used: Yes

Pausing with Community leaders and healthcare providers.

Explaining world Hearing promotional materials in schools.

Amplifying key messages on a local Radio WHD 2024.

Safe listening awareness to the Local Community