CNN step on board the Flying Eye Hospital

December 2017

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta steps on board the amazing Flying Eye Hospital during its recent visit to Cameroon. The three part series can be watched below. A big thanks to CNN and everyone who made the this possible.

In part 1 Dr Sanjay Gupta gives a bit of background on the plane and what it'll be getting up to in Cameroon. He speaks to Orbis volunteer Dr Tom Johnson who gives an account of why he loves volunteering for Orbis and the inspiring local doctors he works during his trip. 

Part 1 - On board the Flying Eye Hospital

In part 2 Dr Gupta talks to two of our amazing volunteers as they help train local eye teams aboard our Flying Eye Hospital. He interviews our very own Dr Annette Giangiacomo about what she finds most fascinating about her job as a glaucoma specialist. 

Part 2 - A hospital with wings

In part 3 Dr Sanjay Gupta takes a look at the plane in action. He speaks to our Global Medical Director, Dr Jonathan Lord, who talks Dr Gupta through some of the best features on board. Jonathan also give a bit of background into the current situation in Cameroon and some of the hospitals we're partnering with. 

Part 3 - Helping eye health in Cameroon

Thank you to CNN, our Volunteer Faculty and local doctors for their help in capturing our work in Cameroon. If you want more information on our work in Cameroon, please visit the country page below.