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OTHER ACTIVITIES OF THE TRUST
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Detection Of Uncomplained Deafness
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Koshish Piramal - School for the DeafThe audiometry (testing of hearing level) survey of 1,06,000 children between 6 - 15 years to detect uncomplained hearing impairment was carried out in last 20 years. This is the highest number of children screened by any organisation. The retired school teachers, educated retired senior citizens and high school passed individuals were trained as technicians. 16 % of private school children and 30 % of slum children revealed hearing impairment.

Majority of the causes were preventable and curable. Myths and beliefs related to ear conditions were removed during the counselling. The cost effective survey appreciated by W.H.O cost only Rs. 15 per child. We are appointed by the State Government for further screening.
   
Rubella Vaccination
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Koshish Piramal - School for the DeafAs an out reach programme, we have planned vaccination project against Rubella. 30 % of all the handicapped children have the history of RUBELLA infection in their mothers during pregnancy as reported by Unicef, WHO and Government of India. RUBELLA is a viral infection. Also known as German Measles. RUBELLA results into irreversible deafness in the newborn with the result that speech does not develop in him and child becomes DEAF & MUTE. Child may become Blind or Mentally subnormal. He may develop Heart abnormality and Liver damage. Project was inaugurated by M/s Raveena Tondon Permanant Centre for Rubella vaccination for the public operates once a week at our Centre
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The Trust conducts weekly Deafness Detection Clinic free of charge. 2,664 patients have been treated, 108 were given free Surgical treatment, 53 were given free hearing aids
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Continuous Medical Education Programme (CME)
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Weekly lectures for family physicians and organising seminars for doctors and paramedicals.
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Deafness Detection Camps particularly in rural areas of the State.
   
Publication Of Health Literatures:
The Trust has prepared audio-visual slide shows to create awareness on :
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Deafness due to age
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Deaf and speechless child
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Deafness in women
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Deafness in children
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Deafness screening project and care of ear
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Hearing aids
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Snoring
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Hoarseness of Voice
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The Trust has published the pamphlets on :
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Deaf and `Mute' child
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Deafness in women
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Deafness due to old age
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Hearing aid
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Ringing in ear
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Earache
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Snoring
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Allergy
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The Trust has published the following booklets/books :
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Stammering
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Ear diseases and treatment
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Ear operations
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Problems of old age
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Drug addiction
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Immunisation
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Voice Disorders
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World of toys
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Diseases of nose
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Snoring
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Behavioural problems in children
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  Koshish Piramal - School for the DeafBIMONTHLY BULLETIN 'WHISPERING WAVES is published since 1987 carrying articles of common interests and distributed free of cost to 2000 individuals and organisations.
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  Koshish Piramal - School for the DeafKOSHISH INTERACT CLUB : Is established Under Rotary Club of Kandivali West.
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  Koshish Piramal - School for the DeafCD 'ENT for laymen' for the first time includes 45 chapters of common ENT disorders, how to tackle, doís and donítís, etc.
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  KOSHISH CULTURAL ARTS : Organises bimonthly programmes of eminent artists in†Gopajay Hall.
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  KOSHISH SENIOR CITIZEN GROUP : Monthly meetings are held in Gopajay Hall
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