Org Name Original: MSc in Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Vasiliki-Maria

Contact Last:ILIADOU

Project Title: AUTH MEDICAL SCHOOL CONFERENCE (AUTH=Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) WHO Round table event – organised by the Master of Auditory Processing Disorder (MSc in APD) of AUTH Medical School

Global: online streaming as well as on site round table



EUR: Europe – throughout region




Event Purpose: Conference sessions to raise awareness of negative effects of hearing problems

Primary Audience: Policymakers, General public, Adults, Health care workforce

Estimated In Person Reach: Global

Audience Reached: General Public, Adults, Older adults

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers, Musicians

Screen Newborn and Infant:

Screen Children and Adolecents:

Screen Adults:

Screen Older Adults:

Policy Maker: University Rector & Head of the Medical School


Traditional Media:

Traditional Media Numbers:

Social Media: Youtube

Social Media Numbers: 350

Event Description:

The event was organised to address mainly medical students and it was recorded and is present in 6 sections in YouTube at
The need for future generation of medical doctors to be more aware of the hearing sensitivity & auditory processing being a risk factor for dementia was stated. A module within the general medical degree was encouraged to ensure education of all medical specialties in the importance of hearing.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: Greek

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: No

Did You Translate WHO Materials: No

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Greek

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

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

Other Suggestions:

The day could transform into a month of hearing awareness.

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

Photo 1

Photo 1 caption Prof Iliadou, Rector Prof Papaioannou, Head Medical School Prof Anastasiadis

Photo 2

Photo 2 caption A. Hogan on WHO report, M. Laureyns on Safe listening, D. Bamiou on auditory processing

Photo 3

Photo 3 caption Prof V. Iliadou on Hearing & Mental Health

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