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 »
Over 5% of the world's population - 360 million people - has a disabling hearing loss. In developing countries, children with hearing loss and deafness rarely receive schooling, and as adults have a much higher unemployment rate. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), current global production of hearing aids meets less than 10% of global need. For people with limited financial resources, the cost of hearing aids is simply be out of reach.
This is why the importance of donated devices Read More »
On Friday afternoon, Gerónimo Flores received a pair of new hearing aids from the Oticon Hearing Foundation and the Better Hearing Center of Austin, as part of the 2015 Statesman Season for Caring program.
All together the Oticon Hearing Foundation donated $7,800 worth of hearing aids, a microphone that will transmit the wearer’s voice into Flores’ hearing aids, a Bluetooth controller that will bring the TV audio into his hearing aids and a remote control he can wear to adjust the Read More »