An Inspiring Video Sharing the Gift of Hearing in Guatemala

Dr. Kamal Elliot grew up in India where she often witnessed situations where people needed help but didn’t have the means to access it. That experience has inspired her to use her audiology career to help others in developing countries. “If we help each other, the world is a better place.”  The Oticon Hearing Foundation donated hearing devices for her trip to Guatemala this past January, where she traveled with 13 audiologists and 14 students to the Panajachel area with the Entheos Audiology Read More »

“It’s our duty” – The importance of humanitarian work

Jennifer Rogers is an audiologist and a hearing aid user herself. She was fit with hearing devices when she was three years old, starting her down the path of helping others with hearing issues. During her time in Fiji with Project H.E.A.V.E.N, Jennifer worked in a remote village with other volunteers, setting up different stations to conduct hearing tests and diagnose hearing loss. Recounting the day to day activity, she said, “We set up different stations. If people were identified Read More »

“He wouldn’t stop smiling” – The Impact of Project HEAVEN in Fiji

Jason Dria is a clinical audiologist who has been working at Oticon for 10 years. When asked about his time in Fiji for Project H.E.A.V.E.N, he describes it as rewarding because of the wide patient population they were helping. “We were at a school and started at 9am and worked until about 4pm. Hearing was evaluated and if we found they had a hearing loss we moved them to another room where they had a hearing aid fitting. We transformed that village and specifically the school into a triage Read More »