Org Name Original: West Java Hearing Committee

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Sally

Contact Last:Mahdiani

Project Title: Noise Awareness Socialisation and Hearing Hearing in Army Forces Member








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

Primary Audience: Adults, Army forces member

Estimated In Person Reach: National

Audience Reached: Adults

Specific Workplace: Army forces member

Screen Newborn and Infant: None

Screen Children and Adolecents: None

Screen Adults: 60

Screen Older Adults: None

Policy Maker: Head of Indonesian Army Forces

Influencer: Head of Indonesian Hearing Committee

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Social Media: Facebook, Youtube, Instagram

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Event Description:

Noise awareness should be raised in all community especially in special community like Army Forces member whom have an often interaction with the noise from army device like weapon, bomb, etc.
We make collaboration with Indonesian Army Forces to make a seminar for all Army Forces member and their family.
We also did ear examination and hearing screening for about 60 active army forces member. The result from the hearing screening was rather shocked because 30% have sensorineural hearing loss.
We make plans to continue the program of hearing protection for all army forces member with government

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: Indonesian

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: Yes

Did You Translate WHO Materials: Indonesian

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Javanese

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

More flyer in the topic of hearing health would be nice.

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

Other Suggestions:

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

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Photo 1 caption Noise Awareness Socialisation in Army Forces Member and family.

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Photo 2 caption Pure tone audiometry done for every member of Army Forces.

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Photo 3 caption OAE done for every member of Army Forces.

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