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A brave girl’s journey

Dieu is a six-year-old girl from Vietnam. She recently got "brighter eyes" on board our Flying Eye Hospital. Read More »

June 2017 Singapore Newsletter

Meet 5-year-old Nhut Long who got his misaligned eyes corrected onboard the Flying Eye Hospital Read More »

Flying Eye Hospital Program: A Volunteer’s Reflections

In May 2017, Orbis launched the first Flying Eye Hospital program of the year in Can Tho, Vietnam. 8 volunteers from Deutsche Bank Ho Chi Minh traveled to Can Tho and served as translators and interpreters. This is the 4th time Deutsche Bank has sponsored and sent volunteers to Orbis's FEH programs. Read More »

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 »

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