Org Name Original: Meenakshi Venkatraman Foundation

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: Sethuraman

Contact Last:G.V

Project Title: Ear to Hear MVF – WHD 2022






SEAR: India


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

Primary Audience: Policymakers, 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: Healthcare workers, College Student & Teachers

Screen Newborn and Infant: 400

Screen Children and Adolecents: 150

Screen Adults: 150

Screen Older Adults: Unknown if any participants, 100

Policy Maker: Superintendent, Medical College Hospital,

Influencer: Dr. Prof. Raja Rao, Dr. Prof. Shoban Babu

Traditional Media: 5000

Traditional Media Numbers: 5000

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Linked In

Social Media Numbers: 3000

Event Description:

Meenakshi Venkatraman Foundation conducted activities on account of World Hearing Day for a week long. Activities include Free hearing aid distribution, increasing awareness of the impact of hearing loss, newborn hearing screening, an orientation program for college students, a hearing care program for visually impaired children, etc., Translated and distributed public educational materials from the World Hearing Forum.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: Telugu

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: No

Did You Translate WHO Materials: Telugu

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Telugu

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

Photo 1

Photo 1 caption Free Hearing Aid distribution and Releasing of world Hearing Day posters at Gandhi Medical College

Photo 2

Photo 2 caption Launching of World Hearing day poster at Public Hearing Screening Camp with Janhita Trust

Photo 3

Photo 3 caption Handing over of Adhear Bone conduction device to a blind boy and Hearing screening at Blind school

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