Prevention of blindness and deafness

Call for posters: Poster competition on ‘Raising awareness regarding ear and hearing care within communities’.

WHO is organizing a Symposium on primary ear and hearing care during the 20th International Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Societies (IFOS) World Congress being held in Seoul, South Korea from 1-5 June 2013. The symposium will be accompanied by a Sound Hearing 2030 Poster competition . The theme is ‘Raising awareness regarding ear and hearing care within communities’.

Delegates are invited to submit their entries in the attached form to Dr Shelly Chadha. Selected entries will be invited to display posters on the theme mentioned during the session. The posters would be displayed in a power-point format. Printed awareness material (such as charts, posters, pamphlets etc), if available, will also be displayed during the session.

The posters will be judged by a panel of judges (from Sound Hearing 2030) and prizes awarded to the best entries.

  • Last date for submission of entry form: 1 March 2013
  • Date by which information will be sent to the selected participants: 15 March 2013
  • Last date for submission of electronic form of poster (power-point): 15 April 2013

For any clarifications and queries, please write to Dr Shelly Chadha

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