Org Name Original: Shaba Speech & Hearing Centre

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Fatema

Contact Last:Jagmaag

Project Title: Awareness for NewBorn Hearing Screening & Safe Listening Practices






SEAR: India


Event Purpose: Awareness-raising, Hearing screening

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

Estimated In Person Reach: Global

Audience Reached: General Public, Newborn and infants, Adults

Specific Workplace: No

Screen Newborn and Infant: 59

Screen Children and Adolecents: None

Screen Adults: None

Screen Older Adults: None

Policy Maker: 


Traditional Media:

Traditional Media Numbers:

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Linked In

Social Media Numbers: 13004

Event Description:

On World Hearing Day, a FREE hearing screening camp was organized for the local community members. 59 newborn children were screened for hearing loss. Parents were made aware of the hearing loss symptoms along with safe listening practices.
To aid the same, a strategic social media campaign was rolled out to raise awareness about safe listening practices and good hearing practices in line with WHO’s theme of Safe Listening. The campaign was rolled out on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn reaching 13000+ accounts.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: English

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, but we did not submit a report

Other Suggestions:

Did You Apply for Grant:No

Photo 1

Photo 1 caption Hearing screening of a newborn baby at the camp

Photo 2

Photo 2 caption Staff screening a new born baby for hearing

Photo 3

Photo 3 caption Team with a parent of an infant for newborn hearing screening

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