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.
Although I have many requests Read More »
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 »
Last month, singer/songwriter Jonathan Hutcherson, a 2018 Oticon Focus on People Award winner and Oticon hearing aid user, performed with Oticon Account Manager Liz Diaz at a benefit concert for the non-profit A&E Hearing Connection. The organization, created by Dr. Kamal Elliot, provides hearing aids for low-income families both in the U.S. and on overseas humanitarian relief trips.
Jonathan and Liz sang an inspirational song they co-wrote about their experiences on a recent humanitarian mission Read More »