Mayflower Medical Outreach

World Hearing Day March 3th 2024

Primary site: AMR – Nicaragua
Additional site(s):

Activities were carried out to promote World Hearing Day, were carried out by Mayflower Medical Outreach with the support of the Ministry of Health in coordination with the Victoria Motta Hospital ,Jinotega in the north of the country with a regional focus.

We realized a medical audiological-surgical brigade at the Victoria Motta Hospital, leading the surgical team by our medical director Mayflower Medical Outreach Dr James Saunders, collaborating with local ENT from the hospital, 12 complex surgeries were done ( otological surgeries) teaching and training the local ENT. It benefits patients with those complex pathologies , recovering their hearing.
40 patients hearing impairment received hearing aids, providing them batteries for one year, during the week, hearing test were performed for all patients who attend the audiology clinic with a total of 80 pts. Our audiological clinic was equipped with a new ABR Vivosonic , providing high quality in audiological care.

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

WHO educational or publicity material used: Yes

Mayflower Medical Outreach providing hearing aid

Training the trainee from the expertise James Saunders

Providing ear health care

Unifying efforts to provide hearing health

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