Pakistan Society of Otolaryngology (PSORL) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter

Symposium on World Hearing Day

Primary site: EMR – Pakistan
Additional site(s): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

A one day symposium was held on March 4, 2024 in honor of World Hearing Day in Peshawar General Hospital Peshawar focusing on enhancing ear and hearing care.
Consultant ENT Surgeons, Prof. Mohibullah Khan, Prof. Zakirullah, and Prof. Ghareeb Nawaz delivered an insightful presentations, drawing from their expertise in ear & hearing care, audiology and speech therapy. Their engaging discourse attracted esteemed experts from reputable hospitals, fostering a collaborative environment for knowledge exchange.
The event emphasised the significance of early intervention, technological advancements, and holistic approaches in hearing health. Its main focus was to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. Discussions spanned various aspects of audiology and speech therapy as well, enriching the understanding and practices of the attending professionals to better serve the community.

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

WHO educational or publicity material used: Yes

Group photo of WHD participants in Peshawar

Prof. Ghareeb Nawaz

Prof. Mohibullah Khan

Prof. Zakirullah

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