Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

World Hearing Day 2024

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This World Hearing Day (WHD) 2024 event targeted the inner city which caters to the lower economy income population. It was conducted by a team consisting of medical professionals from the Otology unit of HCTM including allied medical professionals. The event included a panel discussion of experts on ear/ hearing health, booth exhibitions and information posters/ videos. We conducted over 100 ear examinations/ hearing screenings and provided medical treatment for ear infections. 2 preliminary studies involving mothers and the elderly with imbalance were conducted. The target audience and will be followed up as part of the study. We hope to be able to produce data from the study to improve our service and knowledge.
The event was officiated by the Dean of the National University of Malaysia, and was reported on in the local news networks and social media.

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

conducting otoscope examination of the ear

conducting oto-endoscope examination of the ear

locals who attended the event

conducting tuning fork test for hearing screening

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