Women Advocating for Gender Solutions and Mentorship

Sound Minds: World Hearing Day Awareness Campaign

Primary site: AFR – Nigeria
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The project aims to raise awareness on World Hearing Day under the theme “Changing Mindsets: Ear & Hearing care for All, let’s make it a reality”

Women Advocating for Gender Solutions and Mentorship celebrated the WHD with the below events.
*Educational workshop in the primary community health centre old airport Minna and Al-asas college of health technology
*Social media campaign through sharing of stories and sensitizing the audience on ear care
*Community Awareness event with audiologist ,health professionals,hearing impaired association members in attendance ,free ear screening ,ear cleaning and distribution of promotional and educational materials and drugs for the hearing impaired persons ,the event was in collaboration with the Niger state ministry of primary health with former perm sec ministry of health and the Director Nursing primary health care
*Local radio/ Tv campaign with ENT Consultant from the mainagge ENT clinic.

Live event: Yes
Screening: Yes
Traditional media: Yes
Social media: Yes
Met with individual policymakers: Yes
Participation of policymakers: Yes
Participation of influencers: Yes

WHO educational or publicity material used: Yes

Community Awareness Campaign

Educational workshop in college of health technology

A picture with the hearing impaired person during campaign

News paper publication for wagsm world hearing day.

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