INGA HEALTH JOURNEY

An overview of the past five years

2006 – 2007

INGA Health Foundation registered as a trust.

2007 – 2008

Started centres in Mangalore, Srinagar and Surat.

2008 – 2009

Started Bhubaneswar and Mumbai centres; conducted workshop in Bhubaneswar; started centres in Vizag, Patna and Agra.

2009 – 2010

Conducted workshops in Srinagar, Vizag and Ahmedabad.

2009 – 2010

Conducted workshops in Srinagar, Vizag and Ahmedabad.

2010 – 2011

Hosted conference on craniofacial anomalies in Mangalore; conducted first meeting of the newlyformed Medical Advisory Board in Chennai; held annual Board meeting in Bangalore.

2011 – 2012

Opened second office in Bangalore; launched Project First Smile by the VRT 77 in Vizag; assisted German Cleft Children’s Aid Society with a centre in Bangalore; commenced an international training programme; engaged Ushdev International Limited to adopt Mumbai centre; held first joint meeting with international partner organisations in Hanoi; conducted workshop and annual meet in Patna; held biannual Board meeting in Patna; visited by a German business delegation and Dr.Wolfgang Schuster (Lord Mayor, Stuttgart) to mark the 2,000th operation in Ahmedabad; sponsored Indocleftcon 2012 event in Bangalore; launched cleft prevention programme in Vizag.

2012 – 2013

Launched speech and functional therapy project; got the German Cleft Children’s Aid Society to adopt a centre in Coorg; inaugurated a training institute in Bangalore; reopened head office in Bangalore; opened Noida centre; completed 7,500 surgeries; set up a centre in Bangalore; separated from German Cleft Children’s Aid Society.

2013 – 2014

Completed
first
craniofacial
surgery
funded
by Being
Human
Foundation.

2014 – 2015

Ushdev
International
commenced
funding
of cleft
surgeries; 25
craniofacial
surgery
completed;
HDFC
funded
craniofacial
operations.

2015 – 2016

Successfully
initiated a
partnership
with Operation
Smile USA,
One of the
largest NGO’s
in Facial
Deformities.
Through this
partnership
IHF is
expected to
gain significant
insight into
large mission
programmes,
The strength
of OS