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National Programme for Prevention and Control of Deafness (NPPCD)

• To prevent the avoidable hearing loss on account of disease or injury.

• Early identification, diagnosis and treatment of ear problems responsible for hearing loss and deafness

• To medically rehabilitate persons of all age groups, suffering with deafness.

• To strengthen the existing inter-sectoral linkages for continuity of the rehabilitation Program, for persons with deafness

• To develop institutional capacity for ear care services by providing support for equipment and material and training personnel