Org Name Original: University of Santo Tomas Hospital – Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Katrina

Contact Last:Maravilla

Project Title: Dis-Konek: Hearing Loss and Earphones Use in the Family

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WPR: Philippines

Event Purpose: Advocacy with policymakers

Primary Audience: Policymakers, General public, Health care workforce

Estimated In Person Reach: Local

Audience Reached: General Public

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers

Screen Newborn and Infant:

Screen Children and Adolecents:

Screen Adults: 200

Screen Older Adults: 20

Policy Maker: College President of the Trece Martires City College and the Director, Krislizz International Academy, Inc.

Influencer: Dr. Kilimanguru , Dr. Krizzle Luna and Sir Deinn de Vega

Traditional Media:

Traditional Media Numbers:

Social Media: Facebook

Social Media Numbers: 140000

Event Description:

On March 3, “Hearing Screening for All” was launched, promoting the HearWHO app thru TV guesting, infomercials, and online contests. It cumulatively reached more than 140,000 individuals. Free video otoscopy and hearing screening were also done and catered to more than 100 patients. 48% of those screened needed further evaluation and were directed to the Ambulatory Care Services, or were given free online consultation. On March 5, a lay forum entitled, “Dis-Konek: Hearing Loss and Earphones Use in the Family” garnered more than 200 engagements and reached more than 2,200 individuals.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: Filipino

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: Yes

Did You Translate WHO Materials: No

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Filipino

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

Logos and pictures that can be edited

Did You Have A World Hearing Day Event Last Year: Yes, and we submitted a report to the WHF/WHO

Other Suggestions:

Logos and pictures that can be edited

Did You Apply for Grant:Yes, we were awarded the grant

Photo 1 https://worldhearingday.org/wp-content/uploads/formidable/6/3-1.jpg

Photo 1 caption A free video otoscopy and hearing screening using the HearWHO App was also conducted by ENT residents to different units of the University of Santo Tomas Hospital, catering to more than 100 patients, employees and other front liners. 48% of those screened needed further evaluation and were directed to the Ambulatory Care Services or the UST ENT Telemedicine Facebook page

Photo 2 https://worldhearingday.org/wp-content/uploads/formidable/6/1.jpg

Photo 2 caption On March 5, 2022, an online lay forum entitled, “Dis-Konek: Hearing Loss and Earphones Use in the Family” was held via Facebook Live. The guest speakers were Dr. Joel Romualdez, Dr. Lea Lontoc, and Mr. Ronald Rey Menor. It was an interactive session with more than 200 reactions and comments from viewers. As of March 12, 2022, it has reached more than 2,200 individuals and is still available for viewing even after the event.

Photo 3 https://worldhearingday.org/wp-content/uploads/formidable/6/2.jpg

Photo 3 caption In celebration of the World Hearing Day, “Hearing Screening for All” was launched on March 3, 2022, promoting the use of the HearWHO app consisting of TV guesting, infomercials and teasers promoting hearing health and the World Hearing Day. Dr. Kilimanguru, Dr. Krizzle Luna and Sir Deinn de Vega helped promote our advocacy, which has reached more than 140,000 individuals. Both Dr. Norberto Martinez and Dr. Franco Abes also promoted our events and the World Hearing Day on DZMM, UNTV and CNN.

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