Philippine National Ear Institute, UP-PGH Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

World Hearing Day 2024

Primary site: WPR – Philippines
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Last March 3, 2024, the UP-PGH Department of ORL-HNS and Philippine National Ear Institute celebrated World Hearing Day by providing free ear cleaning and hearing screening services to school children aged 7 to 10 years old residing in nearby barangays in Manila. In addition, proper ear and hearing care were imparted to the children and their accompanying guardians through the “Si HEARo” coloring booklet, which contains a short story about the importance of our ears.

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

WHO educational or publicity material used: No

ENT doctors, interns and clinical audiologists join WHD!

Otoscopy and ear cleaning

Medical interns teaching ear and hearing care to children

Clinical audiologists performing the hearing screening

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