• Parents of children who are
    deaf or hard of hearing
    around the world

Welcome to GPODHH

The Global Coalition of Parents of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (GPODHH) is an international collaboration of parent groups dedicated to promoting improved systemic protocols and practices which encourage informed choice and the empowerment of families with a deaf or hard of hearing child throughout the world.


GPODHH becomes a member of the World Hearing Forum

We are delighted to have membership of the World Hearing Forum from 2019-2021. Our representatives at the Forum are Mrs Snigdha Sarkar from India and Dr Bianca Birdsey from South Africa. 

The WHF envisions a world in which no persons experiences hearing loss due to preventable causes and those with hearing loss can achieve their full potential through rehabilitation, education and empowerment. The goal of the WHF is to facilitate the implementation fo the WHA70.13 resolution and support WHO's advocacy actions in the field of hearing.