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 »
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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