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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 »

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 »

Video: School Students visit Orbis India

Amara and Shania show us a glimpse of their experiences of India and Orbis in action. Read More »

Out of focus: Seeing India through a cataract

Amara was given the chance to visit Orbis supported programmes in India as part of a journalism initiative sponsored by her school, this is her experience.  Read More »

Celebrating International Nurses Day in Vietnam on the Flying Eye Hospital

Nurse Cherelyn Victor's blog straight from the Flying Eye Hospital in Vietnam Read More »

Our journey exploring eye care in India

Shreya was given the chance to visit Orbis supported programmes in India as part of a journalism initiative sponsored by her school, this is her experience.  Read More »

Experiencing a life changing programme

Shania was given the chance to visit Orbis supported programmes in India as part of a journalism initiative sponsored by her school, this is her experience.  Read More »

Screening Camp and Meeting the Trainees

Rosie was given the chance to visit Orbis supported programmes in India as part of a journalism initiative sponsored by her school, this is her experience.  Read More »

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