Jordan University of Science and Technology has received research funding from the Swiss Foundation “Hear the World”. The research fund is estimated at “one million Jordanian Dinars and directed to the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences / Department of Rehabilitation Sciences / Audiology Department through the Hear Jordan project. Through this support, the Audiology and Speech Therapy at the university was provided with audio devices and to secure hearing-impaired children with headphones, electronic shells, and sound purification systems as part of community service.
The delegation of the Swiss organization "Hear the World" and "Phonak Company" visited Jordan University of Science and Technology and met Prof. Suhad Al-Jundi, Vice President of the university. During the meeting, they discussed means of research and educational cooperation, activating mechanisms and tools for exchanging experiences, establishing projects, academic programs and training workshops.
The delegation included the director of the Swiss organization, Dr. Joel Pianzola, and the Director of the Regional office of Phonak, Mr. Omar Al-Beqa'in.