Org Name Original: Department of Audiology & SLP, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Rohit

Contact Last:Ravi

Project Title: To hear for life, listen with care!

Global: Website





SEAR: India


Event Purpose: Launch/promote the safe listening standards, World Report on hearing-related activities, Awareness-raising

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

Estimated In Person Reach: Local, National, Regional

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

Specific Workplace: No

Screen Newborn and Infant: None

Screen Children and Adolecents: None

Screen Adults: None

Screen Older Adults: None

Policy Maker: 


Traditional Media: 5000

Traditional Media Numbers: 5000

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Social Media Numbers:

Event Description:

A brief description of the activities for WHD are as follows;
• An Interview on regional FM channel targeting importance of safe listening practices.
• Free hearing distribution was done for the needy on the occasion of WHD.
• A newspaper article was written focussing on “Safe listening practices which are essential across the life span in order to take care of our hearing and was published in multiple newspapers.
•E-Posters were made by students related to “Safe listening practices”
• All these activities were promoted through different social media handles of department.

WHO Educational Materials Used: No

Native Written Language: Hindi

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: Yes

Did You Translate WHO Materials: No

Would You Consider Assisting Us: No

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

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Photo 1 caption Free Hearing Aid Distribution on occasion of WHD

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Photo 2 caption Awareness talk for general public at regional FM station

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