Org Name Original: Elhawari specialised surgical Center – Alsabri polyclinic

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Hussain

Contact Last:Alkhamry Belkhair

Project Title: Newborn hearing screening



EMR: Libya





Event Purpose: World Report on hearing-related activities, Advocacy with policymakers, Awareness-raising, Programme launch, Hearing screening

Primary Audience: Policymakers, General public, Health care workforce

Estimated In Person Reach: National

Audience Reached: General Public, Children and adolescents, Adults

Specific Workplace: Healthcare workers

Screen Newborn and Infant: 150

Screen Children and Adolecents:

Screen Adults:

Screen Older Adults:

Policy Maker: ministry of health member – vice president of Benghazi university – vice dean of faculty of medicine


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Social Media: Facebook

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Event Description:

Cochlear implant team at the Specialized Surgical Center in collaboration with El-Sabri Polyclinic celebrated the World Hearing Day 2022 by introducing the launch of Libya’s first newborn hearing screening service in Benghazi. The activity included a presentation summarizing up the results of targeted hearing screening of about 150 high risk neonates. The activity ended with celebrating graduation of some cochlear implant children who have completed their post implantation auditory verbal therapy sessions at the Specialized Surgical Center in Benghazi.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: Arabic

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

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Did You Apply for Grant:No

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