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Latest Update April, 2016)

APFHD's Regional Training Opportunity

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APFHD EC please to invites all people hwo are hard of hearing and deafened to apply for regional training program. Please find Regional Training Program and Application here.

APFHD's Newsletter 2016

APFHD's Newsletter cover

APFHD EC please to relase APFHD 1st official newsletter. We encourage feedback from the reader, and we also invite news, articles, activities photos / reports from Asia - Pacific region. We also welcome our peer organizations in the field of hearing loss to share their upcoming events / program. Read APFHD's Newsletter Vol.2016-1, Dated October 20, 2016

IFHOH World Congress 2016

HLAA Convention

Hearing Loss Association of America Hosts the HLAA Convention 2016 and The International Federation of Hard of Hearing People (IFHOH) Congress.

Dates: June 23 - 26, 2016 , Venue: Washington Hilton, Washington, DC, USA

Applications open for a Grant from the Marcia Dugan Memorial Fund for the 2016 HLAA/IFHOH Congress, more detail read IFHOH letter and for more information about HLAA Convention and IFHOH Congress visit HLAA website.

APFHD's BGM 2014:

Report Title - basic training on CRPD

APFHD organized it's Biannual Genearl Meeting (BGM) 2014 on 31st August 2014 at APCD Training Center Bangkok - Thailand. A new Executive Committee has been elected.

The report of the BGM 2014 will be avaialbe soon here. Wait for the Link

NEPAL: SHRUTI Organized Basic training workshop on CRPD

Report Title - basic training on CRPD

SHRUTI reported that they organized a workshop on basic training on CRPD, wiht DHRI, in Nepal, on 20th July, 2013. Basically the workshop targeted hard of hearing and deafened people.

Read the report on Activity page of SHRUTI at http://www.ap-fhd.net/shruti/activities/index.html

NEPAL: SHRUTI launch its website

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SHRUTI a member of APFHD, from Nepal launched their website today. APFHD hosting this website and offering free hosting to all of its member organizations. We at APFHD encourage all of our members to formalize their Self Help Groups (SHG) and willing to provide necessary support.

SHRUTI website can be access at www.ap-fhd.net/SHRUTI/

PAKISTAN: Workshop on Hearing Loss

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Danishkadah a member of APFHD, from Pakistan organized a workshop on Hearing Loss with Pakistan Association of Inclusive Education (PAIE) with aim to raise awareness among educators about people who are hard or hearing and deafened, and Deaf as well. here is the report of workshop.

Report can be access at http://issuu.com/danishkadah/docs/workshop-1
For any question or quaries directly contact to Danishkadah at info@danishkadah.org.pk

PHILIPPINES: Free hearing test and provision of hearing aids

group photo with UST and Startkey representaitve

Ms. Maffy Gaya , APFHD representative from Philippines reporting a project of free hearing test and provision of hearing aids at UST (University of Santo Tomas) by starkey.

You can access the the report including the photos in PDF format here Report about hearing test by Ma. Filomena C. Gaya (Report will be open in new window)

SHRUTI - Association of Hard of Hearing and Deafened in Nepal

We have very encouraging news from Nepal: According to Ms. Neeta Keshary Bhattarai and Mr. Maheswor Ghimire who are the participants of the regional workshop on hard of hearing and deafened in March 2012, the National Association of Hard of hearing and Deafened Nepal (SHRUTI) has been established recently in Nepal. Ms. Neeta Keshary Bhattarai will be the President of SHURTI while Mr. Maheswor Ghimire will be the Vice President of SHURTI.

Stay tune for more updates and launch of their website in near future

Workshop Report

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Report on Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Hard of Hearing and Deafened 29 February - 2 March 2012 APCD Training Building, Bangkok, Thailand is available in PDF and TXT format.

Report in PDF format
Report in TEXT format

APCD/JICA Project Workshop, 12-13 July 2012

APFHD representative givinga presentation on APFHD

President, Vice President, and Secretary General of Asia-Pacific Federation of the Hard of Hearing and Deafened (APFHD), were invited by JICA/APCD for the subject workshop. Where we had the opportunity to introduce APFHD to the participants came from all of Asia-Pacific countries.

Workshop report can be access at APCD website

Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Hard of Hearing and Deafened

Group photo of newly elected Executive Commmittee with participants and APCD and JICA representatives

For the first time in the history, the Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Hard of Hearing and Deafened was organized jointly by Danishkadah (Pakistan), Center for Research and Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (CED) (Vietnam), Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), at APCD Training Building Bangkok, from 29 February to 2 March 2012.

In this workshop the representatives who are Hard of Hearing and Deafened from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, and Vietnam founded thier regional network named Asia-Pacific Federation of the Hard of Hearing and Deafened (APFHD).

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Happening around the world
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APFHD Open Forum

APFHD Open Forum is Google Forum. It is first such forum of persons who are Hard of Hearing and Deafened in Asia-Pacific region. In this forum we share information and discuss related issues.

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