Org Name Original: ORL Audiology Clinic/ SALFA , CBM MAHENO Project

Altered Org Name:


Contact Last:Theodore

Project Title: WHD activities in Madagascar


AFR: Madagascar






Event Purpose: Launch/promote the safe listening standards, Advocacy with policymakers, Awareness-raising, Hearing screening

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

Estimated In Person Reach: National

Audience Reached: General Public, Adults, Older adults

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers, Musicians, Industrial workers

Screen Newborn and Infant: None

Screen Children and Adolecents: 120

Screen Adults: 212

Screen Older Adults: 55

Policy Maker: The Director of Non-Communicable Disease Control, and his staff, from the ministry of health.


Traditional Media: 100000

Traditional Media Numbers: 100000

Social Media: Facebook, Linked In

Social Media Numbers: 20000

Event Description:

The WFD celebration is being observed in 15 sites across Madagascar. These sites include university hospitals, community level health centres, in 4 regions of Madagascar (Analamanga, Vakinankaratra, Amoron’i Mania, Analanjirofo).an open house is held by each site, with free otological consultations, and ear care, as well as free audiometric tests.then in the Analamanga region participants did a demonstration walk with distribution of flyers to the surrounding public; celebrities (film actors) participated in the walk.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: Malagasy

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: No

Did You Translate WHO Materials: Malagasy

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Malagasy

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:

Did You Apply for Grant:No

Photo 1

Photo 1 caption CBM Maheno Project, Ear care performed by ear nurse during WHD

Photo 2

Photo 2 caption CBM Maheno Project, Free audiometrical screening.

Photo 3

Photo 3 caption CBM Maheno Project, the team after a demonstration walk.

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