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An introduction of APFHD

  • Vision
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Vision

An inclusive society where rights and interests of persons who are hard of hearing and deafened in Asia and the Pacific are ensured

Mission

To serve as the independent network for issues relating to hard of hearing and deafened in the Asia-Pacific region

Objectives

In line with the principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), the objectives of APFHD shall be to:

  1. empower persons who are hard of hearing and deafened in the Asia-Pacific region for their independent life with confidenc
  2. support a formation and development of local self-help groups (SHGs) and self-help organizations (SHOs) in line with the vision and mission of APFHD;
  3. facilitate and promote sub-regional and regional cooperation, and exchange information and knowledge among members of APFHD for effective networking locally and regionally;
  4. collaborate with grassroots disabled people?s organizations (DPOs) and other Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs), local and national governments, regional and international organizations, the United Nations agencies and other stakeholders to mainstream hard of hearing and deafened perspectives in the movement on disability and development;
  5. facilitate scientific data collection on persons who are hard of hearing and deafened in Asia and the Pacific;
  6. assist technology development, including assistive technologies, accessible information and communication technologies; and
  7. promote accessible environment for persons who are hard of hearing and deafened at educational institutions and workplaces in the Asia-Pacific region.

Contact Info

Secretariat

APCD - 255 Rajvithi Road, Rajthevi, Bangkok 10400 Thailand

Phone # 66-(0)-2354-7505-8 Fax # 66-(0)-2354-7507

Email: info@ap-fhd.net

Email: www.ap-fhd.net

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