Org Name Original: Día Mundial de la Audición

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: LUZ MARINA

Contact Last:FIGUEROA






AMR: Ecuador



Event Purpose: Launch/promote the safe listening standards, World Report on hearing-related activities, Education and training

Primary Audience: General public, Adults, Older adults, Health care workforce

Estimated In Person Reach: Local, National

Audience Reached: General Public, Children and adolescents, Adults, Older adults

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers, Musicians, Industrial workers, students

Screen Newborn and Infant:

Screen Children and Adolecents:

Screen Adults:

Screen Older Adults:

Policy Maker: 

Influencer: Julio César Vaca

Traditional Media:

Traditional Media Numbers:

Social Media: Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram, Linked In, Tik Tok

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Event Description:

In the coastal Region ofEcuador, Guayas and Santa Elena provinces, Luz Marina Figueroa, Audiologist,organized different activities to celebrate world hearing day 2022. In Ecuador, like in other Latin-Americancountries, hearing care is not as popular as it needs to be.This year, she couldhave the opportunity to share the safe listening message with musicians,welders, students, older adults, teachers, cowboys, and parents. 

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: spanish

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: Yes

Did You Translate WHO Materials: No

Would You Consider Assisting Us: spanish

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

short videos

Did You Have A World Hearing Day Event Last Year: No

Other Suggestions:

yes, small grants should be given at the end of the events for who perform many activities.

Did You Apply for Grant:Yes we applied, but were not awarded the grant

Photo 1

Photo 1 caption We also had the opportunity to share with a chorus “ESPOL” member, a university official chorus, we gave some information about musician hearing safety. And we saw a giant tortoise that is an icon of the university.

Photo 2

Photo 2 caption In Santa Elena province, I visited “Santa Elena” high school, we can share hearing safety and ear care with students and teachers. We also had an interview at “La Dura” radio and Tv Station.

Photo 3

Photo 3 caption In Duran town, I visited some welders and shared information about safe listening at work. We saw cows and cowboys on our route. In Guayaquil, share information with neighbors and workers at craft markets. We hang a banner to expose safe hearing information in a main street.

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