Hearing Health Project Makes a Difference in Parintins, Brazil

Audiologist Julia Shih traveled to Parintins, Brazil to make the Auditory Health Project a reality this July. All hearing instruments for the mission were donated by the Oticon Hearing Foundation. "We predict to see more people than last year, in which we served more than 130 people and fit more than 200 hearing aids. We will also be able to expand the frontier of this work to remote areas. We will be going to the Ribeirinhos region and the village of Satere Mawe. Although I have many requests Read More »

Video: Opening Up the Sounds of Summer for Fort Worth Students

This summer, Oticon Hearing Foundation Ambassador Braden Baker and the Oticon Hearing Foundation worked to change the lives of a group of Fort Worth students with hearing loss. A donation of Oticon hearing aids allowed a team of audiologists to provide 13 in-need grade school and high school students of the Fort Worth Independent School District (FWISD) with their own personal hearing aids. Previously, the students relied upon loaner hearing aids, available only for use in school. "Since a large Read More »

Bringing Sustainable Hearing Care to Underserved Communities in Jordan

Hearing loss is prevalent in the Middle East. In fact, one out of every 25 people has some degree of hearing loss. Audiology Worldnews reported that in a survey of 140 experts in ENT clinics across the region, 87 percent cited hearing loss as one of the top five pervasive conditions in the region. In April, the Oticon Hearing Foundation provided 100 Oticon hearing instruments for a humanitarian mission conducted by the Entheos Audiologist Cooperative to help provide the gift of hearing to in-need Read More »