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Organization: Uganda Federation of the Hard of Hearing (UFHOH)

Region: African Region – throughout region, Uganda

Title: Accelerating awareness of World Hearing day in Uganda

Description:

Uganda Federation of hard of hearing (UFHOH) commemorated 3rd march WHD at Masaka regional referral Hospital with other sister organizations, Ministry of health representatives, and Association of Audiologists offering free Audiology services in the greater Masaka region.
UFHOH held an engagement meeting with national environment Management Authority (NEMA) a government entity with the mandate of regulating noise and sound pollution in the Communities to understand objectives of Commemorating World Hearing Day and recommended good practices from the World report on hearing on safe listening for integration in its strategy.
UFHOH held safe listening awareness sessions with 8 academic institutions primary, secondary and University level to trigger behavioral changes towards safe listening.
UFHOH wrote articles in Government newspapers on Hearing loss awareness and promoted WHD key messages on social media across different channels reaching over 9 million people.
UFHOH printed and disseminated training manuals for healthcare providers in 7 Hospitals.

Live Event: Yes

Hearing Screening: Yes

Social Media: Yes

Authorities or policymakers: Yes

Influencers or celebrities: Yes

Students were tasked to interpret make Listening safe icon


A group photos with some University students


Meeting with National environment Management Authority


Handing over WHO Material to chief guest from Ministry 3rd