World Hearing Day: 5 Kid friendly ENT Specialists in Nairobi
Did you know that today is World Hearing Day? It is a campaign held each year by the office of Prevention of Blindness and Deafness of the World Health Organization (WHO). Activities take place across the globe and an event is hosted at the World Health Organization on March 3rd.
The campaign’s objectives are to share information and promote actions towards the prevention of hearing loss and improved hearing care.
Each year, the WHO selects a theme, develops educational materials and makes these freely available in several languages. It also coordinates and reports on events around the globe.
This year’s theme is: Hearing for life Don’t let hearing loss limit you.
If your child is experiencing limitations with their hearing, here are 5 kid-friendly ENT specialists who may be of help:
1. Nairobi ENT Clinic
It is a top private ear, nose and throat clinic founded by Professor Isaac Macharia and Dr Chimmy Omamo Olende. The main clinic is located at Nairobi Hospital, next to the Doctors Plaza. Other branches are located at Greenspan Mall in Donholm, Mega City Plaza in Kisumu and Agha Khan University Hospital Doctors’ Plaza. Services offered include; rhinology, speech pathology, laryngology, otology, head and neck surgery, voice clinic, feeding and swallowing therapy. For any inquiries, you can contact, +254 (020) 272 0480/ +254 (0) 721 391 465/ 0733 633 667.
2. Incus Ear Hearing and ENT Centre
It is a registered audiology and hearing aid centre located at Ngong Avenue, Nairobi. It also has satellite centres in Mombasa, Kisumu, Machakos, Nakuru and Nyeri. Services offered include; hearing tests, pre-employment hearing screening, newborn hearing screening, tinnitus counselling and aviation hearing tests. For further inquiries you can contact, 0722 112 555/ 0771 236 666.
3. Valley Ear, Nose and Throat Centre
It is a specialist medical centre located along Tom Mboya Street, Nairobi. Services offered include; general ENT consultations, ear syringing, nasal cautery, rigid laryngoscopy, removal of foreign bodies from the ear, nose and throat examinations, rigid and flexible Naso-endoscopy. For general inquiries, you can contact +254 0732 927 094/ 020 233 7313
4. PCEA Kikuyu Hospital- ENT Centre
It prides in a professional ENT specialist who provides the highest quality ear, nose and throat medical treatment and diagnosis. The clinic is open on Mondays from 8.00 a.m to 12.00 p.m
5. Diamond ENT Clinic
It is situated at Hurlingham Medicare Plaza, Nairobi. It offers consultancy services, ear syringing, rigid nasal endoscopy, rigid laryngoscopy, video laryngoscopy, pure tone audiometry and ear cleaning services. For general inquiries, contact +254 799 023 059