Category Archives: Hearing Help For Africa

Hearing Help for Africa Trip 2019

Follow our journey to Nigeria! A mission team including several of our JHBI staff is spending the week in Africa. Learn more: Hearing Help for Africa.

An 8-Station Temporal Bone Lab furthers medical education in Jos, Nigeria

In May the first temporal bone lab opened at Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) in Jos, Nigeria. Originally located at Swedish Hospital (Denver, CO) and used by the Cochlear Corporation to train U.S. surgeons in cochlear implant surgery, the eight-station refurbished lab was installed and is now used by otolaryngology residents and surgeons from all parts of Africa, as provided by the West African College of Surgeons. Continue reading