Profile of Supporting Agencies


CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. Based on its Christian values and over 100 years of professional expertise, CBM addresses poverty as a cause and a consequence of disability, and works in partnership to create a society for all. CBM's vision is: "an inclusive world in which all persons with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential".

Together with its partner organisations, CBM is active in 700 projects in 70 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe, and currently reaches close to 17 million people.


The World Health Organisation with headquarters in Geneva , Switzerland. WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.It has a Prevention of Blindness and Deafness Team with Dr. Ivo Kocur as the team leader.


WHO South East Asia regional Office is situated in New Delhi. As the lead UN agency in international health development, WHO has been collaborating with its Member States in the South-East Asia Region to strengthen national capacity in several areas of priority interest.

International Federation of Otolorayngological Societies (IFOS)

The International Federation of ORL Societies (IFOS), is a non-political organization representing over 50,000 Otolaryngologists belonging to about 120 member nations.

Hearing International

Hearing International 
(External website) Hearing International - Hearing For All

Together We Work - So all can hear

Hearing International is an International non-governmental Charity Organization established in 1992 as an umbrella organization, linked with the International Federation of Oto-rhino-laryngological Societies (IFOS) and the International Society of Audiology (ISA), two professional organizations caring for ear, nose, and throat and hearing disorders.

Maulana Azad Medical College

The Maulana Azad Medical College is situated in the capital city of Delhi. The sprawling campus includes the college and three of its major associated hospitals namely Lok Nayak Hospital and GB Pant Hospital and the Guru Nanak Eye Centre. This institution is named after the great patriot and educationist, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad and has been in existence since 1959.


IMPACT (External website) IMPACT is an international programme to prevent and alleviate needless disability. All of our projects are run by local people in touch with real need - they also contribute resources. This ensures that our work is cost-effective and appropriate.


WWHearing is an initiative founded in 2003 by members of concerned organisations. Its mission is to promote and enable better hearing worldwide through the provision of affordable hearing aids and services.

International Society of Audiology

International Society of Audiology (External website)

Profile of Supporting Agencies

  • CBM (External website)
  • WHO (External website)
  • WHO SEARO (External website)
  • International Federation of Otolorayngological Societies (IFOS) (External website)
  • Hearing International 
(External website)
  • Maulana Azad Medical College (External website)
  • IMPACT (External website)
  • WWHearing (External website)
  • International Society of Audiology (External website)