Ear screening program details of Thupten Choeling Monastery, Jundesi, Solukhumbu
7th December 2015

Ear Screening Program of Thupten Choeling Monastery

Screening program was carried out by a team from Ear Care Nepal which included ENT Surgeon: Dr. Milan Maharjan, Audio-technician: Ms. Ramita Maharjan, Community Ear Assistant Mana Shrestha, Volunteer: Mr. Ashok Maharjan, Mrs. Mary Maharjan, Mr. Naresh Shakya, Mrs. Beatriz, Mr. Txaber.

Active participation and support was provided by the Senior lamas/Anis during entire program.

  • Total number of Anis /Lamas ear screened: 282
  • Total number of Anis/Lamas with normal finding: 220(78.01%)
  • Total number of Anis/Lamas with wax: 12(4.25%)
  • Total number of Anis/Lamas with middle ear problem: 34(12.05%)

    • CSOM TT: 10
    • Retracted TM: 17
    • OME: 4
    • ASOM: 3
  • SNHL: 16(5.67%)
  • Total number of anis/lamas with hearing loss: 27(9.57%)

    • CHL: 8
    • Mixed HL: 3
    • SNHL: 16
  • Total number of Anis/Lamas requiring ear surgery: 3
  • Total number of hearing aid provided: 4


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January 2020


Kirtipur School Based Ear Health Program for Prevention of Deafness.









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