📩 04/03/2022 16:13
Ankara Metropolitan Municipality continues to carry out awareness activities with projects that prioritize public health in the Capital. Department of Health Affairs, Turkish Audiologists and Speech Disorders Specialists Association, in cooperation with Hacettepe University Audiology Department, conducted a free 'Hearing Evaluation Test' for citizens in the health cabin at the exit of Kızılay, Koru and Batıkent Metro Station on “March 3, World Ear and Hearing Day”.
The Metropolitan Municipality, which has implemented many projects in order to protect public health and aims to raise social awareness with awareness activities, carried out hearing tests at different points of the capital on “March 3, World Ear and Hearing Day”.
ABB Health Affairs Department, Turkey Audiologists and Speech Disorders Specialists Association, in cooperation with Hacettepe University Audiology Department, conducted a free 'Hearing Evaluation Test' for citizens in the health cabinet at the exit of Kızılay, Koru and Batıkent Metro Station.
"COME LISTEN TO US, PREVENT HEARING LOSS"
Inviting citizens to have a free hearing test with the theme of "Come Listen to Us, Prevent Hearing Loss" in order to raise awareness about hearing problems, raise public awareness and ensure that future generations are healthy, Seyfettin Aslan, Head of Health Affairs Department, said:
“As part of March 3, World Ear and Hearing Day, we are working to raise awareness with services that prioritize public health. If care is not taken in children and adults, this disease, which will turn into an important health problem, is prevented by measures that can be taken. Together with the necessary information, we carry out the hearing test in cooperation with Hacettepe University. As our President Mansur always stated, 'Every life is valuable in the Capital'."
President of the Turkish Audiologists and Speech Disorders Association and Head of the Department of Audiology at Hacettepe University. Dr. Gonca Sennaroğlu also drew attention to the importance of having a hearing test and made the following evaluations:
“Even though we experience disruptions during the pandemic every year in Ankara and other cities of Turkey, we try to share today as much as we can. We are doing this practice to remind everyone how important hearing is. We also provide information on this issue to those who have hearing test or balance problems and explain the solutions. I would like to thank Ankara Metropolitan Municipality for helping us share the free hearing test service with the public.''
FULL NOTE ON HEARING TEST
The residents of Başkent, who had the hearing test applied simultaneously at different points due to the 3 March World Ear and Hearing Day, gave full marks to the stakeholders who cooperated with the Metropolitan Municipality for this application:
Emin Kiyaker: "I really liked the hearing test service provided by Ankara Metropolitan Municipality for citizens."
Taner Songür: "I was hesitant at first when taking the test, but then I said I'm glad I did. Thank you to everyone involved.''
Aylin Topcu: “As young people, we listen to loud music. I am excited about the results as I am going to take a hearing test for the first time. I would like to thank our President Mansur for such a service.”