Research Institute of Experimental and Clinical Audiology

Let’s make ear and hearing care a reality for all

Primary site: EUR – Russian Federation
Additional site(s): Armenia, Kazakhstan

The webinar “Let’s make ear and hearing care a reality for all” was organized on March 5. The following topics were presented and discussed: Models of neonatal audiological screening: International recommendations, Audiological screening of school age children: Russian and international experience, Common hereditary forms of congenital hearing loss, Care of hearing loss in adults: from early detection to intervention, Hearing loss: Social stereotypes. More than 100 specialists and parents participated in the Webinar. On March 3 in the frame of the Russian Congress of Pediatricians the section of Global burden of hearing loss was organized.
The hearing screening in 5 schools in Moscow was performed, 85 children were screened, in 13 hearing problems were detected. Those who failed screening were sent to follow-up diagnostics.

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

WHO educational or publicity material used: Yes

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