Org Name Original: Department of Ear Nose Throat Head and Neck Surgery, University of Benin Teaching Hospital

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Eustace

Contact Last:Oseghale

Project Title: Ear Nose , Throat ,Head and Neck Surgery Department , University of Benin Teaching HospitalWorld Hearing Day 2022

Global: Website, Publication, Grant program

AFR: Nigeria






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

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

Estimated In Person Reach: Global

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

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers, Industrial workers, Undergraduates and secondary school students

Screen Newborn and Infant: None

Screen Children and Adolecents:

Screen Adults: 50

Screen Older Adults: 50

Policy Maker: The Chief Medical Director, University of Benin Teaching Hospital

Influencer: Prof Darlington Obaseki

Traditional Media: 10000

Traditional Media Numbers: 10000

Social Media: Facebook

Social Media Numbers:

Event Description:

We started with an advocacy visit to the Chief Medical Director University of Benin Teaching Hospital, then we had enlightenment walk around the hospital environs , subsequently we went to the classrooms of undergraduates and gave them health talk on safe hearing .
The event climaxed with a public lecture on safe hearing and free hearing screening for the general public.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: English

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: Yes

Did You Translate WHO Materials: No

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Yes I will

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

Short videos

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

Other Suggestions:

The number of beneficiaries of the small grants should be increased.
Regional representatives should be picked and their events aired on international TV stations like CNN.

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

Photo 1

Photo 1 caption Group photograph after the Advocacy visit to the Chief Medical Director

Photo 2

Photo 2 caption The Head of Department , Dr Amina Okhakhu presenting the world hearing day customized t. Shirt to the CMDe

Photo 3

Photo 3 caption The public lecture on safe hearing delivered by Dr Ngozi Onyeagwara, consultant ENT Surgeon.

All Regions: Website, Publication, Grant program, Nigeria, , , , ,