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Organization: Centre for Disability in Development

Region: Bangladesh

Title: Events of CDD to celebrate World hearing Day, 2023


Awareness Session:
CDD organized a total of 29 awareness sessions/events. These events were conducted with SHG members, students, teachers, and community people to inform about the importance of ear and hearing care and encourage them to seek professional services in need. In total 1278 persons were sensitized. Among them 142 were persons with disability.

Discussion with primary health care (PHC) providers:
CDD and its partners conducted several meetings (06) with the PHC providers towards understanding the needs of people with hearing loss and ear disease. A total of 29 PHC providers participated in those meetings

Rally at community level:
08 rallies have been organized, where a total of 336 persons participated. Creating Mass awareness and draw attention of the local level decision makers was the objective.

Ear Screening Camps:
A total of 02 hearing screening camps were organized by CDD where a total of 47 persons have been screened.

Live Event: Yes

Hearing Screening: Yes

Social Media: Yes

Authorities or policymakers: Yes

Influencers or celebrities: No

Ear Screening at Community level

Govt. officials and local elites participated in the Rally

Discussion meeting with local health service providers

Art Competition for Deaf Children to celebrate the Day