Ear and Hearing care for all, lets make it a reality.

Primary site: AFR – Malawi
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QECH ENT/Audiology clinics jointly with the Malawi Liverpool Welcome Trust commemorated the 2024 World hearing day event on 1st March 2024 at Mulunguzi secondary school in Zomba district. The target audience were the teachers, students, students from Mphalankhanga deaf school and the surrounding communities. The Zomba District health officer, Dr. Alexander Chijuwa was the guest of honour. The theme of event was: “Lets make ear and hearing care a reality for all. The aims of the event were: advocacy, ear and hearing awareness campaign through speeches, dances by the deaf kids, and hearing screenings. During the event, over 250 people underwent through otoscopic examination.79 people had ear and hearing problems which= 38 people had ear wax which got syringed out during the event, 17 people had ear infection, 16 people were diagnosed with hearing loss, and 8 people had normal hearing level. Speeches about ear and hearing issues were available.

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

WHO educational or publicity material used: Yes

Mulunguzi secondary school hall

Mwanaisha being interviewed by the media team about the even

a poster about the event

qech audiology clinic poster

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