Org Name Original: All India Institute of Medical Sciences Mangalagiri

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Satvinder

Contact Last:Bakshi

Project Title: Aiims Mangalagiri celebrates World hearing Day 2022






SEAR: India


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

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

Estimated In Person Reach: Local

Audience Reached: General Public, Children and adolescents, Adults

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers

Screen Newborn and Infant: 30

Screen Children and Adolecents: 10

Screen Adults: 15

Screen Older Adults: 5

Policy Maker: 


Traditional Media:

Traditional Media Numbers:

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter

Social Media Numbers:

Event Description:

1. Awareness program by the department of ENT
a. To spread awareness regarding safe ear practices
b. To understand the importance of the newborn hearing screening and the risk factors associated with childhood deafness.
Target population:
a. Patients and their attendants attending OPD
b. Construction workers

2. Education material on newborn hearing screening and noise-induced hearing loss was released
3. Display of educational material prepared by students in the OPD reception.
4. Focussed audiological and otologic screening of construction workers

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: English

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: Yes

Did You Translate WHO Materials: Telugu

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Telugu

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

Materials on Ear cleaning and wax removal
Materials on how harmful personal hearing devices are
Materials on when to get tested for hearing loss or warning signs

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

Other Suggestions:

Can give more small funds for creating awareness and conducting programs

Did You Apply for Grant:No

Photo 1

Photo 1 caption Various activities conducted during the World hearing Day 2022 in AIIMS Mangalagiri

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Photo 2 caption Awareness talks for healthcare workers and patients regarding Ear Care and Safe ear practices

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Photo 3 caption Screening of newborns for deafness

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