An Inside Look Into a Hearing Loss Humanitarian Mission to Zambia, Africa

In the southern region of Africa resides Zambia, a developing nation of 17 million people with incredibly rich and diverse culture. Although this area is home to many, it has but one audiologist to serve the entire community. This past June, the Oticon Hearing Foundation supplied 400 hearing instruments and batteries to a hearing loss mission in Zambia, Africa with Entheos Audiology Cooperative. Audiologists and other volunteers from around the U.S., including Ashley and Braden Baker, came together Read More »

The Gift of Hearing Travels to Zambia, Africa – Part 2

After seeing around 400 people in Mozambique, 30 audiologists and volunteers traveling with Entheos Audiology Cooperative made their way to a remote village in Zambia called Chibombo. The Oticon Hearing Foundation was excited to donate 100 hearing instruments and cases of batteries for the mission. The team worked in collaboration with Princess Kasune Zulu who started a foundation called Fountain of Life, which works with children and orphans, especially those affected by HIV/AIDS in rural Read More »

The Gift of Hearing Travels to Mozambique, Africa – Part 1

Dr. Ashley Al-lzzi and Dr. Kamal Elliot just returned from providing hearing care to around 400 people in Mozambique and Zambia, Africa. Together with 30 other audiologists and volunteers, they traveled with Entheos Audiology Cooperative. The Oticon Hearing Foundation was excited to donate 100 hearing instruments and cases of batteries for the mission. Below, Dr. Ashley Al-lzzi recounts some of the most memorable moments from the trip. First stop, Mozambique Mozambique is the 7th poorest country Read More »