The Ear Trust

Hearing awareness – World Hearing Day

Primary site: EUR – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Additional site(s): AFR – Malawi

The initial process was submitting press releases from our hospital – Bradford Royal Infirmary- for World Hearing Day presentation.
This covered the importance of hearing and the protection of hearing. We have established links with audiological services in Malawi and their program of outreach and delivery of hearing aids. In Zomba ear and hearing screening was held with help from staff from Blantyre and the Welcome Foundation.
Interviews were held with BBC radio

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

WHO educational or publicity material used: Yes

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