Org Name Original: HearMi Ghana

Altered Org Name:

Contact First: WILLIAM

Contact Last:HODZI

Project Title: Health education and screening


AFR: Ghana






Event Purpose: World Report on hearing-related activities, Advocacy with policymakers, Education and training, Programme launch, Hearing screening, Otoscopic and audiology screening

Primary Audience: Policymakers, General public, Adolescents, Adults, Students, teachers and none teaching staff

Estimated In Person Reach: Local, National, Regional, Global

Audience Reached: Adults

Specific Workplace: Musicians, School, radio and tv station workers

Screen Newborn and Infant:

Screen Children and Adolecents:

Screen Adults: 100

Screen Older Adults:

Policy Maker: The Municipal Chief Executive, Akatsi South Municipal Assembly. Akatsi, Volta, Ghana, West Africa.

Influencer: Mr. Kofitsey Martin Nyahe

Traditional Media: 4

Traditional Media Numbers: 4

Social Media: Facebook

Social Media Numbers: 1000

Event Description:

The HearMi Gh team embarked on media health eduaction on ways to prevent hearing loss with emphasis on this year’s team theme a week prior to the event. On the day of event, we made a presenting on hearing loss and its prevention to student and staff of Akatsi college of Education, Akatsi, Volta region, Ghana, West Africa. over one thousand student and staff benefited from otoscopic and audiology screening exercise. Foreign bodies were removed from peoples ear, ear infections were treated , those with impacted cerumen had aural irrigation done, sensoneural hearing loss were refered.

WHO Educational Materials Used: Yes

Native Written Language: Ewe

Educational Materials Available in Your Language: Yes

Did You Translate WHO Materials: Ewe

Would You Consider Assisting Us: Ewe , Twi, Ga and Hausa

What Additional Materials Would Be Helpful:

Ear model

Did You Have A World Hearing Day Event Last Year: Yes, but we did not submit a report

Other Suggestions:

Please the submission date for the report should extended by a week. And please give constant reminders

Did You Apply for Grant:No

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Photo 1 caption Mr. William Hodzi the founder of HearMi Ghana an ENT Nurse specialist conducting otoscopic examination on one of the students of Akatsi college of education. Akatsi , Volta region, Ghana, west Africa.

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