Aims and Objectives

  • To evaluate the prevalence of deafness among underprivileged school going children and its risk factors
  • To evaluate the correlation between prevalence of deafness and risk factors like low socio-economic status, nutrition and immunization
  • Provide clinical otolaryngological and audiological services
  • Create awareness about correlation between physical hygiene, passive smoking and immunization with deafness
  • Train special manpower and designate them ‘Community Ear Assistant’ to continue the ear care program
  • Train “Female Community Health Volunteers” on primary ear care education
  • Provide primary ear care education to children, teachers and guardians
  • Deliver preventive ear care service at primary level
  • Refer selected patients with ear diseases for surgical treatment

Ultimate Goal of the project

To endeavor to reach the ultimate goal of prevention of deafness/conservation & promotion of hearing at the national level

Up Coming Events

March 2020

School Based Ear Health Program for Prevention of Deafnes at Kirtipur .

School Based Ear Health Program for Prevention of Deafnes at rural parts of Lalitpur.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Future programs/ projects

To expand the school based program outside Lalitpur district to Kathmandu Valley and then to cover up the whole country

Provide Oto-rhino-laryngological and Audiological tests to establish