Making a Difference in Mozambique, Africa – One Boy’s Journey to Better Hearing is Captured on Video

In January of 2018, Entheos Audiology Cooperative traveled to Mozambique, Africa to provide hearing care for those in need. The Oticon Hearing Foundation donated hearing instruments for the humanitarian mission. One recipient, Paolo, who suffers from a moderate to profound hearing loss and was lagging behind in school, received two Oticon Sensei hearing aids, which his mother notes will make a difference in his life. "He never had the opportunity to go to a clinic to see a doctor. We didn't have 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 »

A Unique Bond Between Patient and Audiologist During Project HEAVEN

Denise McLeod has been an audiologist for many years, and while in Fiji during Project H.E.A.V.E.N., led a team of 15 to 20 people to remote villages where they identified and tested people with hearing challenges that could be solved with hearing aids. As she recalls, “There was something magical about that trip. When you marry people with skills and people with challenges, and you can address those needs, it’s a smooth joyous occasion from both sides.” When reflecting on her days Read More »