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Shedding Light on the Impact of Orbis in Vietnam

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Mummy are my eyes beautiful

Charlie is our latest ACS student to document their trip to Vietnam... Read More »

One good deed can go a long way…

Ife Owoeye from ACS Cobham applied for our internship to gain a greater understanding of the world of medicine.. Read More »

An Eye Opening Experience I Will Never Forget

ACS Hillingdon student, Julie Lestrup has written this informative blog about her experiences in Vietnam so far. Make sure to read! Read More »

I used to take eye health for granted…

Sonia Ali from ACS Egham, is currently exploring our work in Vietnam and reporting back on what she sees. Check her blog out here! Read More »

Empowering Nurses in Vietnam

Did you know that 90% of healthcare is delivered by nurses? Volunteer Angeline Chaipa from Moorfields Eye Hospital is currently in Vietnam. To celebrate International Nurses Day, she has written a special report to update us on how she got on during her first assignment with Orbis.  Read More »

Empowering nurses with Orbis and the new Flying Eye Hospital

UK Nurse, Professor Janet Marsden, was one the of last volunteers to share their skills on board our DC-10 aircraft. This year, when our brand new Flying Eye Hospital undertook its very first programme, Janet was could once again be found training nurses. Find out how the programme went here...  Read More »

World Sight Day 2016

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Vision for Zambia Project Update

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How to help foster ongoing learning & development

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Passion, determination and grit

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Through the looking glass

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Helping premature babies to see

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Free Eye Screenings for Pupils in India

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A glimpse into the lives of those saving sight in India

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Volunteers’ week 2016 - aboard the Flying Eye Hospital

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Orbis launches new Flying Eye Hospital

We're very excited to launch our brand new Flying Eye Hospital and would like to say a quick thanks to the people who helped make this happen.  Read More »

Teaching, Screening, Treating and Singing - My time in Peru

This International Nurses Day, we would like to celebrate the dedication of this amazing workforce. We thought, what better way to do this than to hear from one of them directly! Orbis Volunteer Nurse, Janet Marsden, has volunteered with Orbis on six programmes since 2011. Read her blog from her last visit to Peru here... Read More »

Part One: Our Canadian Medical Volunteers - Celebrating a Decade of Saving-Sight with Orbis

At Orbis Canada we're so proud of our Canadian Medical Volunteers. To celebrate their great work, we want to share with you some of their stories and experiences. In Part One, we talk with Dr. Sherif El-Defrawy, a leading ophthalmologist and professor at the University of Toronto.  Read More »

My time in Ghana

Dr Lawrence Azavedo is a consultant anaesthetist at The Royal Preston Hospital and has been a volunteer with Orbis since 2006, embarking on 10 Flying Eye Hospital assignments over the past nine years. Here he shares his experience. Read More »

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