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Organization: UP-PGH Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Philippine National Ear Institute

Region: Philippines

Title: World Hearing Day 2023: Engaging Agencies to utilize a pRimary Care Approach in eaR and hEaring care (EAR CARE)


Our institute participated in the collective call to action by the National Institutes of Health: Transforming Philippine Health Systems toward Universal Healthcare through Research. This was attended by policy makers and government officials. In addition, we offered free video-otoscopy and hearing screening to 60 UP constituents, organized a Tiktok ear and hearing health infographic contest that reached more than 4000 views. We also distributed coloring booklets containing activities and stories highlighting ear and hearing care to 4000 children.

Live Event: Yes

Hearing Screening: Yes

Social Media: Yes

Authorities or policymakers: Yes

Influencers or celebrities: No

Dr. Llanes and Dr. Ricalde on how to improve hearing health

Distribution of Si hEARo coloring and activity booklets

Free screening of the UP Manila & PGH Employees and Student

Filipino translation of WHO infographic materials