All India Institute of Speech and Hearing

Shaping Tomorrow: AIISH Initiatives for World Hearing Day 2024

Primary site: SEAR- India
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Training program conducted for 47 medical doctors (ENT, OBG, & Paediatrician) of NPPCD Karnataka. In a joint effort by AIISH, JSS Institute, and MyISHA association, over 300 professionals participated in a rally and street-plays. International webinar on new-born hearing screening in-collaboration with WHO-Southeast Asia, featured field experts sharing insights and advancements. Media engagement included FM radio interviews, coverage in 15+ newspapers and AIISH social media platforms. 1108 school children screened in-collaboration with WHO-Southeast Asia, 34 elderly individuals received bedside screening through home visits, and residential survey camp reached 66,669 individuals, identifying 488 cases and providing 200 BTE digital hearing aids by AIISH. CSR funding from M/s Frauscher Sensor Technology facilitated distribution of 173 BTE digital hearing aids to the needy. Engagements with policymakers, included meetings with NPPCD state nodal officers chaired by Additional secretary and Joint Secretary, MoH&FW-GoI, alongside collaborative efforts initiated with WHO-Southeast Asia Region for WHD 2024 events.

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

WHO educational or publicity material used: Yes

Distribution of Digital BTE hearing aids under CSR fund

Hearing screening of School children with WHO-SEARO

1000+ School screening program Team with WHO-SEARO

Internation Webinar on Newborn screening with WHO-SEARO