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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

Ear Care Nepal

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Don't be Deaf

Don't be deaf...Listen to the story of these kids...

Aashish, Birendra and Manoj suffer from Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media, which is a chronic infection of a middle ear cleft. If left untreated, it may lead to hearing loss and even brain infection.

Get to know these youngsters with big dreams and their story until they go for an operation. The follow up on their story is going to be published in the end of December, 2017.. 

 

Current Project / Updates

School Ear Screening Programs

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Monastery Ear Screening Programs

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Up Coming Events

April 2018

Ear screening programs at Public Schools and Monasteries of Kathmandu Valley.

Conducting Middle ear surgery of children at public schools of Nepal.

Conducting parents counselling for ear surgery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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