Ear screening program details of Shree Mahendra Bhrikuti Secondary School

Ekantakuna, Lalitpur


Screening program was carried out by a team from Ear Care Nepal: Dr. Milan Maharjan, Dr. Monica Schumacher, Dr. Christopher Schumacher, Dr. Samjhana Phuyal, Dr. Santosh Kumar, Ms. Prity Maharjan, Ms. Mana Shrestha, Ms. Alina Madhikarmi, Mr. Gorka.

Active participation and support was provided by the teachers during entire program.

  • Total number of students ear screened: 353
  • Total number of students with normal findings: 222 (62.89%)
  • Total number of students with wax: 85 (24.08%)
  • Total number of students with external ear problem: 1 (0.28%)
    • Myringitis: 1
  • Total number of students with middle ear probelm: 40 (11.33%)
    • CSOM TT: 9
    • CSOM AA: 1
    • OME: 3
    • Tympanosclerosis: 11
    • Retracted TM: 14
    • ASOM: 1
    • PSRP: 1
  • SNHL: 5 (1.42%)
  • Total number of students with hearing loss: 20 (5.66%)
    • SNHL: 5
    • CHL: 15
  • Total number of students requiring ear surgery: 9

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Current Project / Updates

School Ear Screening Programs

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Up Coming Events

September 2018

Kavrepalanchowk School Based Program for Prevention of Deafness (June 2018 - November 2019)

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