Org Name Original: Deutscher Schwerhörigenbund e.V. (DSB)

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Renate

Contact Last:Welter

Project Title: Action and Information Day of the German Association for Hard of Hearing People for Members of the German Bundestag and Citizens of Berlin




EUR: Germany




Event Purpose: Launch/promote the safe listening standards, World Report on hearing-related activities, Facilitate policy dialogue, Advocacy with policymakers, Awareness-raising, Hearing screening

Primary Audience: Policymakers, General public, Health care workforce

Estimated In Person Reach: National

Audience Reached: General Public, Adults

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers, Members of Parliament

Screen Newborn and Infant: None

Screen Children and Adolecents: None

Screen Adults: 10

Screen Older Adults: Unknown if any participants

Policy Maker: German Federal Minister of Health, State Secretary, members of the Health Committee, members of Parliament, Federal Government Commissioner for the Affairs of Persons with Disabilities, Australian Ambassador to Germany

Influencer: Federal Government Commissioner for the Affairs of Persons with Disabilities at the Federal Ministry of Health

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Social Media: Facebook, Twitter

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Event Description:

“Information Event for Members of the German Parliament as well as for Interested Parties” on February 16, 2022 from 8:30 – 11:00 am in Berlin-Mitte, in front of the Reichstag on Paul-Löbe-Ufer.
For this purpose, the DSB-HÖRMobil was on site with its team of advisors. The DSB President Dr. Matthias Müller was also on site and was available for stimulating discussions and interviews.
The German Federal Minister of Health Prof. Dr. Karl Lauterbach took over the patronage.
At the event the German Association DSB called for more attention to hearing health and quality of life.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: German

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: No

Did You Translate WHO Materials: No

Would You Consider Assisting Us: German

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

Did You Have A World Hearing Day Event Last Year: Yes, but we did not submit a report

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

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Photo 1 caption Event in front of the Reichstag – German House of Parliament

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Photo 2 caption Dr. Matthias Müller – President of Deutscher Schwerhörigenbund (DSB)

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Photo 3 caption Federal Minister of Health Prof. Dr. Karl Lauterbach

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