Image showing Kaithady School for the Deaf, Sri Lanka The Nuffield School for the Deaf and Blind, Kaithady, Jaffna

The school which was founded in 1955 and is the oldest and largest institute which provides education in the Tamil language for hearing and visually impaired children was all but destroyed during the war. Understanding its significance as virtually the … Continued

Image showing Dr Chirwa, ENT surgeon, Malawi, during his training in Kenya Dr Chirwa, ENT surgeon in Malawi funded by HCC

Dr Chirwa is finishing his ENT training course in Kenya, and should be working as an ENT surgeon in Malawi by the end of the 2013. Dr Chirwa is pictured during his course in Kenya.

Image showing morning clinic at Sen Sok camp for internal refugees Audiological Clinic, Phnom Penh

Our work in Phnom Penh has included support for a programme to train carefully-selected local people in audiological diagnosis and rehabilitation. We also provided primary ear care and audiological equipment including a microscopy unit and video-otoscopy and supported research into … Continued

Image showing treatment as part of an Outreach Programme in Cambodia Cambodia outreach programmes

The outreach projects that HCC helped to support were located in several different Provinces, including Preah Sihanouk, Prey Talach, Kandal, Pursat, Kampong Chhnang, and Siem Reap – where we also subsequently went on to help establish a clinic (Siem Reap).

World Health Organisation headquarters from west, Geneva (Image credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/ - user: Yann) WHO Consortium

In 2010, on learning that the World Health Organisation’s post of officer responsible for the Programme for the Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Impairment was at risk of being abolished through lack of funds, HCC took the lead in forming … Continued

Outreach work in clinic (Image courtesy of AEC) Historic projects

Nepal Operating microscope for outreach work China Contribution to WHO programme on epidemiology of hearing impairment South Africa The grant was for a study of the incidence of hearing impairment in young children in South Africa, It is important to … Continued