In developed countries, there is a system for auditory screenings of newborns and appropriate early intervention. In Ukraine, there is no system of early detection of hearing impairment. Diagnostic and therapeutic options in Ukraine are limited
As a result, hearing impairment is detected quite late, which often leads to irreparable consequences
Our task is to create an opportunity for early diagnosis of hearing impairment of newborn babies and timely clinical intervention
A child who will be able to hear the World - can talk to this world
This is a project on how everyone has the right to get a chance to escape from the Silence of the World. We have the strong determination to do our best, but we NEED SUPPORT from International Rotary Society to make it possible ...
There are 488 million hearing impaired people in the world
On average, 3-4% of newborn babies are born with a hearing impairment
On the queue for the Cochlear Implants operation (NU "Institute of Otolaryngology named after Prof. О.S.Коlomiichenko NAMC of Ukraine") - 415 children (up to 22.05.2018)
In Ukraine, ~ 5-8% of the population suffers hearing impairment
Stage I: 17 regions of Ukraine
to provide devices for auditory screenings to the listed hospitals
We are looking for international partners for a Global Grant
We have 5000 USD, 57 315 USD to go our project!