The Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery has outreach programs that are based regionally and internationally. The Center for Hearing and Balance is part of Hearing International, a public charity under the auspices of International Society of Audiology (ISA) and International Federation of Otolaryngology Societies (IFOS), whose primary mission is to foster hearing health in developing countries. Members of the Center participate in international conferences on the needs of the developing world in improving its hearing health, as well as workshop and hands-on courses to teach in-depth principles and techniques in medicine and surgery of the ear and in newborn early identification and intervention in hearing loss.
Our Director of Audiology,
Our Director of Audiology,Vinaya Manchaiah, is involved in outreach activities of Global Audiology and Audiology India. The mission of Global Audiology is to provide readily available information focused on history, status, and current audiological practices world-wide to all stakeholders in hearing healthcare. Audiology India is a non-profit and non-governmental organization aimed to foster ear and hearing healthcare in India.