About Us

Meenakshi Venkatraman Foundation (MVF) was registered as a Public Charitable Trust on 24/1/2013 with registered no. 9/IV/2013 Purchased the first TEOAE screening OTO Dynamics, UK make from Starkey labs during September 2013 Started Free New Born Hearing Screening in Paediatrics NICU, Gandhi from Oct’ 13 taking the services of Helen Keller Institute. 480 babies were screened by March 2014. Recruited …

Baby Hafsa – A child to admire

I am Afreen Yousuf, mother of Hafsa . I would like to share my child story to motivate other mothers to take action if their children have hearing loss at birth. Hafsa was my first child and I was so happy to have her. Initially, myself and my family members felt that she was developing like any other child. As …

Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder

Hearing loss is a common problem in newborns. Some cases are due to auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD), a problem in the transmission of sound from the ear’s innermost part (the inner ear) to the brain. The causes of ANSD are unknown, but children who are born prematurely or have a family history of the condition are at higher risk for …