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 »
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 »
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 »