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“World Hearing day 2021” celebrated by ENT department on 3rd March 2021

“World Hearing day 2021” celebrated by ENT department on 3rd March 2021

ENTWorld Health Organisation (WHO) celebrates every year March 3rd as “World Hearing day 2021”. Following is the report of activities done by ENT department of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Nagpur for the “World Hearing day 2021”:
1. Training of medical students in using hearWHO app for hearing screening done on 17th February, 2021. Fifty students of third phase MBBS students were given hands-on experience in checking their hearing levels using hearWHO app.
2. Poster competition for the medical under graduate students of the institution on 22nd February 2021. The theme for the poster competition was “ Hearing Care for All: Screen, Rehabilitate, Communicate”. 56 students submitted their posters. The posters were judged by Dean (academics) Dr Mrunal Phatak and Officiating Medical Superintendent Dr. Manish Shrigiriwar. The best three posters were awarded with medals and certificates.
3. Poster exhibition on the theme “Hearing Care for All: Screen, Rehabilitate, Communicate” done on 3rd March, 2021 at AIIMS OPD block. A total of 56 posters were exhibited on the occasion. General public visiting the exhibition were explained about the ear and hearing care as well as about hearWHO app.
4. A newspaper article on the “World Report on Hearing” was published in Times Of India newspaper on the “World Hearing day 2021” ie 3rd March 2021.
5. Public awareness campaign using WHO IEC material conducted via audio-visual display at OPD block of AIIMS Nagpur. This was displayed at the patient waiting areas of the OPD block.
 The events were successfully conducted under the guidance of Director & CEO Maj Gen (Dr) Vibha Dutta, SM, Dean (academics) Dr Mrunal Phatak and Officiating Medical Superintendent Dr. Manish Shrigiriwar.

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