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Organization: The Deaf Heart Project

Region: Barbados

Title: World Hearing Day Barbados 2023

Description:

The World Hearing Day Barbados 2023 was a 1-week event which culminated in an in-person, interactive live event on ear and hearing health and care. Awareness was raised through Media interviews, national News features and social media activism. World Hearing Day Barbados 2023 reached a total of 163,324 people. This reach has resulted in new partnerships formed for the continuation of the promotion of ear and hearing care from the requests for free monthly hearing tests and screenings open to the public. WHO WHD promotional materials and WHO Training Manual were disseminated to all guests.

Live Event: Yes

Hearing Screening: No

Social Media: Yes

Authorities or policymakers: Yes

Influencers or celebrities: Yes

Director of National Disabilities Unit getting ears checked


Attendee getting hearing test done


Presentation by Deaf Director of DHP on hearing


Some of the attendees at Live event