Oticon President Gary Rosenblum shares his experience as a volunteer for OtiCongress Alaska humanitarian mission

Oticon’s week-long event, OtiCongress 2018, combined professional development and humanitarian efforts, bringing more than 100 independent hearing care professionals who work with Oticon’s products to rural communities in southwest Alaska. Oticon partnered with Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC), a Tribal Organization that administers a comprehensive healthcare delivery system for 58 rural communities, to provide hearing tests to more than 200 patients and fit more than 150 hearing aids Read More »

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 »