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Fighting childhood blindness in Vietnam

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2017 Orbis Flying Eye Hospital’s sight-saving journey is about to start!

This year, Orbis Flying Eye Hospital’s sight-saving journey starts in Can Tho, Vietnam from May 8 to May 19. The program aims to strengthen the capacity of local medical staff in adult and pediatric ophthalmology, and increase public awareness concerning the importance of eye care. Read More »

Flying Eye Hospital in China

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Orbis Singapore Charity Gala 2016 - Taking Flight, Giving Sight

More than 300 guests attended the Singapore office's inaugural charity gala on 7 December 2016 at Shangri-La Hotel. Read More »

Orbis DC-10 Flying Eye Hospital Makes Final Stop

The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital arrived in Southern Arizona to retire at The Pima Air and Space Museum. Read More »

Retired Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Lands in Long Beach

The international eye care nonprofit pays tribute to the city that made the McDonnell Douglas DC-10. Read More »

Orbis Singapore Charity Gala 2016 - Launch of the Flying Eye Hospital

Join Orbis Singapore at its inaugural Orbis Charity Gala 2016 – Launch of the Flying Eye Hospital on 7 December 2016 at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore Read More »

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Lands in Silicon Valley

Google is hosting the Flying Eye Hospital at Moffett Federal Airfield, while Orbis is meeting with technology leaders in Silicon Valley before it heads out to Asia for its first medical programs in September.  Read More »

Orbis Unveils New Plane & Technology to Fight Blindness

The international eye care nonprofit launches the third generation of its storied Flying Eye Hospital Read More »

PBS Visits Flying Eye Hospital Program in Vietnam

PBS has featured Orbis on PBS NewsHour and PBS Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, after special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro had the opportunity to join the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) program in Vietnam in May 2015. Read More »

Orbis FEH Lands in Hanoi to Conduct Training Program

May 26, 2015 - Orbis, in cooperation with longtime global sponsor FedEx, has brought the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH)—the world’s only accredited ophthalmic training hospital aboard a DC-10 aircraft—to Hanoi, Vietnam for the first time. Read More »

The Orbis FEH Conducts Training Program in Hue for the First Time

May 5, 2015 – Orbis has returned to Vietnam for the 6th time to deliver a two-week intensive ophthalmic training for eye professionals in Hue, Vietnam.  Read More »

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Earns AAAASFI Accreditation

December 5, 2014 - Orbis has demonstrated its commitment to patient safety by gaining accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities International (AAAASFI) for its Flying Eye Hospital (FEH).  Read More »

The MD-10: The Journey Continues

Take a look into the transformation process and discover how we’ve worked to meet major milestones: from completing the customized modules that will hold the hospital rooms inside the aircraft to making strides in the plane’s engineering and modification processes in California. Read More »

OMEGA and Cindy Crawford Spend Time with Orbis in Peru

September 18, 2014 - Cindy Crawford and OMEGA visited Orbis’s Flying Eye Hospital Read More »

The US Ambassador to Peru Visits FEH Program in Trujillo

September 17, 2014 - The US Ambassador to Peru, Brian A. Nichols, visited the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) during the second week of its program in Trujillo, Peru. Read More »

The FEH Lands in Peru: A Sneak Peek in Pictures

September 10, 2014 - The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (FEH), in cooperation with longtime global sponsor FedEx, has returned to Trujillo, Peru for a two-week intensive ophthalmic skills exchange program aimed at strengthening subspecialty training of the ophthalmic community throughout the La Libertad region.  Read More »

The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Lands in Trujillo, Peru

September 9, 2014 – Orbis, in cooperation with FedEx, is bringing the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) back to Trujillo, Peru for a two-week intensive ophthalmic skills exchange program aimed at strengthening subspecialty training of the ophthalmic community throughout the La Libertad region. Read More »

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