Org Name Original: Philippine National Ear Institute

Altered Org Name: Philippine National Ear Institute, National Academy of Science and Technology-Philippines and UP-PGH Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

Contact First: Kimberly

Contact Last:Ong

Project Title: Scientific Policy and Information Forum on Program Development for Hearing Health







WPR: Philippines

Event Purpose: Webinar/webcast

Primary Audience: Policymakers, Health care workforce

Estimated In Person Reach: National

Audience Reached: Adults

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers, Academe, National and Local Government agencies, Industry leaders, Civil societies, Executive and Legislative branches of Government

Screen Newborn and Infant:

Screen Children and Adolecents:

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Screen Older Adults:

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Social Media: Facebook, Zoom

Social Media Numbers: 600

Event Description:

This forum on Hearing Health was opened by Prof. Xingkuan Bu and his keynote lecture on the burden of hearing loss. We also invited local and international experts to further discuss issues on congenital hearing loss, occupational hearing loss, and biomedical innovations in teleaudiology. This served as an opportunity for experts in various fields to collaborate in various researches to enhance programs for hearing health, and to develop and strengthen national and local policies to improve hearing screening and provisions of method for hearing amplification in the Philippines

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: Filipino

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: No

Did You Translate WHO Materials: No

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Filipino

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:Yes we applied, but were not awarded the grant

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Photo 1 caption Speakers of the Scientific Policy and Information Forum for Program Development for Hearing Health

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Photo 2 caption Zoom Webinar ongoing

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