With an aim to raise the awareness of the general public about hearing loss and offer various possibility for prevention through appropriate ear care, world hearing day was observed here at Tezpur Kanaklata Civil Hospital premises today, organized by District Health society, Sonitpur.
The programme was Presided over by Joint Director Health Sonitpur, Dr Krishna Kemprai, Chief guest Dr Lakheswar Bhuyan, Superintendent, Kanaklata Civil Hospital, Dr Rini Duarah, DPM, Sonitpur, Parag Jyoti Borah, ENT specialist, Dr Tilak Bhatta, Dr Bijoy P Das, Dr Jerina Ahmed and other guests.
Attending the programme as a Chief guest, Dr Lakheswar Bhuyan emphasized that maximum of all hearing loss and ear disease can be avoided through prevention By identifying hearing loss through screening of newborns, school children and adults above fifty years at an early stage and then carrying out their treatment at the beginning stage.
Dr Hemen Borah also spoke on the significance and importance of ear care, hearing loss and encourage people to check their hearing regularly and practice safe listening, especially those who work in noisy places or listen to music at high volumes for lengthy periods. He reminded, can be prevented through preventive measures and going for regular hearing check-ups.