For someone with hearing loss, nothing can be as reassuring as the service from an ear care provider built upon personal experience and knowledge of the condition.
A leader and model for preventive and rehabilitative hearing healthcare services in Africa
To facilitate the early detection of persons with or at risk of hearing loss from birth to adulthood To deliver age-appropriate and evidence-based services for improved communication skills To support cutting-edge community-oriented research in preventive hearing healthcare To promote local and global agenda for service provision to persons with hearing loss To develop local capacities for service provision
Our professional expertise is built around the prevention and early non-surgical management of hearing difficulties in all age groups. Our team therefore comprises well-trained individuals in hearing aid technology and electronics under the overall supervision of an internationally reputed audiological physician. The centre maintains an excellent referral system for patients who require surgical intervention based on a constantly updated database of leading Ear, Nose and Throat surgeons in sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and USA. We have also recently acquired first-class resources to support infants fitted with cochlear implants.
High-tech instruments for objective hearing screening and diagnosis including otoacoustic emissions testing, auditory brainstem response, tympanometry and behavioural audiometry.
Ear mould Laboratory
In-house modern laboratory for producing customised ear moulds, completely in the ear hearing aids and noise plugs.
Hearing Aid Evaluation and Fitting
Custom software-based programmes and algorithms for hearing aid fitting and fine-tuning
Full repair and maintenance services exclusively for hearing aids dispensed at the Centre
Our professional practice is constantly guided by on-going research across relevant disciplines. We also maintain extensive professional network with a cross-section of ear care, educational and oral communication specialists worldwide providing us with real-time access to the latest scientific knowledge and technological advances.