The Muslim Deaf Society in collaboration with hospital officials at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital has embarked on a program where they are assisting children with hearing problems in Blantyre.
Ahmad Masha who is Chairman for the organization said that they are working with the hospital’s audiologists who are helping to identify children who are deaf.
“The program started two weeks ago, it is being done during the weekends and it will run up to the thirtieth of this month. We as an organization identify children who have hearing problems, we write recommendations for to them to be assisted by the hospital,” he said.
He said that they are helping any child regardless of religion and he called upon all parents who feel that their children have got hearing problems to approach them for assistance.
Masha has further called upon well wishers to help his organization with transport to reach out to children who are in other districts so that they should also be assisted.
The Muslim Deaf Society started in 2006; it is based in Blantyre and has clubs in Ntcheu and Mangochi.