Org Name Original: Wizear Trust

Altered Org Name: NA

Contact First: Lucia Nkomo

Contact Last:Nkomo

Project Title: Improving 15-19 year old student’ hearing through use of Safe hearing strategies

Global: Website

AFR: Zimbabwe






Event Purpose: Community awareness programme

Primary Audience: General public, Adolescents

Estimated In Person Reach: Regional

Audience Reached: General Public, Children and adolescents, Adults

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers, Musicians

Screen Newborn and Infant:

Screen Children and Adolecents:

Screen Adults:

Screen Older Adults:

Policy Maker: WHO Zimbabwe Officer Representative, Ministry of Health and Child Care Rehabilitation Manager.

Influencer: Dr.A. Chimusoro ,(WHO) and Mr B. Chimusoro (MOHCC)

Traditional Media:

Traditional Media Numbers:

Social Media: Facebook

Social Media Numbers: 200

Event Description:

Due to Covid-19 regulations we were only allowed to convene 100 people for the commemoration. We had a full day of presentations on Safe Hearing from government representatives, audiologists, students and people with hearing impairment. There was also some entertainment from the Prison Band.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: English and Shona

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: Yes

Did You Translate WHO Materials: No

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Shona and Ndebele

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

Ear and Hearing Health care protocols.

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

Other Suggestions:

There should be a compilation of pictures and videos of activities done globally so that we also learn from other countries.

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

Photo 1

Photo 1 caption Dr A Chimusoro (WHO Team leader representing WHO Country Rep) with Design Pamire sign language Interpretor

Photo 2

Photo 2 caption Zimbabwe Prison Band provided entertainment for the day

Photo 3

Photo 3 caption University of Zimbabwe Bsc Audiology Students who attended the event.

All Regions: Website, Zimbabwe, , , , ,