Four experts from Ziauddin Hospital Karachi will expand new-born hearing screening services in Pakistan’s most populace city. Over a week of training from various experts including Dr Nadeem Mukhtar, Dr Nouman Shah, Dr Mehdi Muntazar Raza, and Amber Rashid, the participants gained the skills to conduct the new-born hearing screening pilot programme in the city. At the conclusion of the training, the hospital was presented with both hearing screening and diagnostic devices.
“We have exceeded everything that was planned,” Head of ENT at CHCHU, Prof Adjababi Wassi, told the attendees of World Hearing Day 2023 in Benin. The Professor congratulated all who had contributed to the pilot new-born hearing screening programme with the support of the HHA. Prevention and early intervention were also major themes of World Hearing Day 2023 in Benin.