Development Three Sixty Limited

“360’s Ear and Hearing Caravan”

Primary site: AFR – Zambia
Additional site(s):

Development 360 implemented the following activities during the caravan period:
– Eight health talks in faith-based institutions on the importance of ear and hearing care.
– 3 Policy engagements with senior government decision makers that included the city mayor and the council, the health office and the ministry of education to improve delivery of ear and hearing care in the city.
– 3 mass community theatre awareness performances with skits, dances, open discussions and literature distribution on myths and misconceptions including hearing care.
– A radio program on World Hearing Day which featured Development 360 director, an ENT expert and audiologist from the city’s largest teaching hospital.
– 13 community dialogues with children, youth and women’s groups.
– Person on the street encounters reinforced with literature distribution.
– 2 puppet shows targeting children in two schools.
– Six school-based mass awareness engagements targeting pupils in grades 3 to 12.

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

World hearing day radio program with specialists.

Community awareness through theatre on ear and hearing care

Faith-based group discussion on ear and hearing care.

School assembly ear and hearing care mass awareness.

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