West China Hospital Sichuan University

The 2024 World Hearing Day public welfare activity of West China Hospital of Sichuan University was successfully concluded

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World Hearing Day was celebrated at the Otolaryngology Department of West China Hospital with a diverse array of activities aimed at raising awareness and promoting ear health. The hospital organized clinics for rare ear diseases, interactive workshops for children to learn about ear anatomy and function, educational sessions for parents on ear care, and free hearing screenings for the elderly. Additionally, there were academic symposiums on recent advancements in ear care and hearing loss prevention. To further reach a wider audience, the hospital also conducted online science live streams, multidisciplinary clinics, and training sessions on hearing screening techniques. Furthermore, public science videos and radio programs were released to disseminate valuable information about ear health. Lastly, the hospital provided cochlear implant adjustments, university-level hearing education, and seminars on hearing rehabilitation for those with hearing impairments.

Live event: Yes
Screening: Yes
Traditional media: Yes
Social media: Yes
Met with individual policymakers: Yes
Participation of policymakers: No
Participation of influencers: Yes

WHO educational or publicity material used: No

Children, college students, and families of hearing-impaired

Free clinic and hearing screening for the elderly

Hearing screening training courses, hearing lectures

Media publicity, science popularization video

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