Org Name Original: Telangana Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists Association

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Kankipati

Contact Last:Dr.Nagender







SEAR: India


Event Purpose: Awareness-raising

Primary Audience: General public

Estimated In Person Reach: Local, National, Regional, Global

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

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers

Screen Newborn and Infant:

Screen Children and Adolecents:

Screen Adults:

Screen Older Adults:

Policy Maker: 

Influencer: Hon’ble Member of Legislative Assembly, MLA Musheerabad Shri.Muta Gopal

Traditional Media: 100000

Traditional Media Numbers: 100000

Social Media: Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram

Social Media Numbers: 100000

Event Description:

TASLPA is one of the organizations which got selected for WHO grant along with the 51 applications worldwide. A Cyclothon and Walkathon were conducted from P.V.Gyan Bhoomi to Peoples Plaza, Necklace road with 200 Practicing Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists Doctors and Junior Doctors (Students). Hon’ble Musheerabad MLA Shri.Muta Gopal attended as chief guest and flagged off the cyclothon and walkathon. In his speech he advised the public to protect the hearing by avoiding loud noises and excessive use of ear phones and head phones. He also told that not to neglect hearing problems.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: Telugu

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: No

Did You Translate WHO Materials: Telugu

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Telugu

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

Materials on Role of Audiologists and Services of Audiologists in Assessment and Treatment of Hearing Problems Would be Very Helpful in creating public awareness.

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

Other Suggestions:

We suggest WHO to continue these kind of activities every year and provide support and encouragement to TASLPA always. We also suggest WHO to celebrate World Audiologists Day like World Hearing Day on 10th October every year.

Did You Apply for Grant:Yes, we were awarded the grant

Photo 1

Photo 1 caption Hon’ble MLA Shri.Muta Gopal is flagging off the Cyclothon and Walkathon

Photo 2

Photo 2 caption Participants at Cyclothon and Walkathon

Photo 3

Photo 3 caption Group Photo with WHO Placards

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