Audiologist Julia Shih traveled to Parintins, Brazil to make the Auditory Health Project a reality this July. All hearing instruments for the mission were donated by the Oticon Hearing Foundation.
"We predict to see more people than last year, in which we served more than 130 people and fit more than 200 hearing aids. We will also be able to expand the frontier of this work to remote areas. We will be going to the Ribeirinhos region and the village of Satere Mawe.
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Hearing loss is prevalent in the Middle East. In fact, one out of every 25 people has some degree of hearing loss. Audiology Worldnews reported that in a survey of 140 experts in ENT clinics across the region, 87 percent cited hearing loss as one of the top five pervasive conditions in the region.
In April, the Oticon Hearing Foundation provided 100 Oticon hearing instruments for a humanitarian mission conducted by the Entheos Audiologist Cooperative to help provide the gift of hearing to in-need Read More »
Braden Baker traveled to Guatemala at the beginning of this year joining volunteer audiologists and organization Entheos Audiology Cooperative. The Oticon Hearing Foundation donated hearing instruments for the mission and in two days, volunteer audiologists saw 146 people and in total fit 129 hearing aids. Below are Braden's thoughts on his third audiology based mission trip.
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