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 Organization: All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysuru

 Region: India

Title: World Hearing Day 2023


The All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) marked World Hearing Day 2023 with a month-long series of events across India to promote the importance of ear and hearing health. Key activities included a national workshop aimed at developing an action plan for the implementation of a universal newborn hearing screening program involving experts from various fields. Additionally, 32 hearing screening camps were set up, offering free hearing aids to those in need, benefiting over 2,500 individuals. Awareness was further raised through various platforms such as radio, TV, YouTube, live phone-ins, walkathons, pamphlet distribution in schools, and endorsements from celebrities, medical professionals, and political figures. Overall, AIISH’s efforts reached over 10 million people nationwide, significantly raising awareness about ear and hearing health.

 Live Event: Yes

 Hearing Screening: Yes

 Social Media: Yes

 Authorities or policymakers: Yes

 Influencers or celebrities: Yes


Workshop on ‘Strategies to implement UHS program in India’


Ear and hearing examination of a school children


Handouts on Do’s and Don’ts to School Children

 Walkathon for World hearing day 2023