Volunteer audiologists bring the gift of hearing to Alaska with OtiCongress 2018, part 1

Last month, more than 100 U.S. hearing care professionals participated in a week-long event called OtiCongress 2018. The event, held in Anchorage Alaska, created a unique platform for hearing care professionals to combine professional development with the opportunity to put their professional expertise to work to benefit Native Alaskan children and adults. Educational sessions during the week talked about the latest hearing healthcare research, technology, and trends while a series of humanitarian Read More »

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 »