COMMUNITY BASED AUDIOLOGY SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH HEARING DISABILITY
BARAN in partnership with Care of Afghan Families (CAF) implemented Community Based Audiology Services for Persons with Hearing Disability project in Kabul (Deh Sabz, Mirbach Kot, Kalakan, Qarabagh, Shakar Dara, Paghman, Guldara, Musaiy, Farzad, Istalef and Dasht-e-Barchi districts) , Takhar (Farkhar District and Taloqan City) and Kunduz (Khan Abad district and Kunduz City) provinces of Afghanistan.
The main objective of this project was to link the Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) program with BPHS and other community development programs. The other components of this project was disability awareness training for BPHS implementers, governmental public health staff and other community development programs implementers. This project was started in May 2008 and successfully ended in November 2009. European Union (EU) financially supported the project for a period of 18 months.