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 »

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 »