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In photos: changing lives in Cameroon – Saliou

May 10, 2018

I thought about it a lot, but his father told me that everything was going to be fine. Now, the eye problem has gone, so…

Celebrating nurses worldwide on International Nurses Day

May 11, 2018

The theme of any Orbis programme is to enhance and empower local nurses and doctors to improve their knowledge of treating ophthalmic conditions. I feel…

In Photos: Changing lives in Cameroon – Mariya

May 16, 2018

When I first got the news, I felt hurt that a child this small is going to be operated upon, so it was painful for…

Supporter stories: Anne-Marie and the Great Ethiopian Run

July 27, 2018

Patient stories: treating Honorine, Cameroon, for cataract

January 24, 2018

Visions of Zambia: Free portrait exhibition celebrates Orbis work

February 07, 2018

Patient stories: treating Moline, Cameroon, for cataracts

January 29, 2018

I can see clearly! And I’m so pleased that the training of local doctors means I can have my other eye done as part of…

Focus on volunteering: Dr Luu, Vietnam, paediatric anaesthetist

March 13, 2018

When Orbis call me, I say 'I'm ready!' I am so proud to be a volunteer. It's my dream come true. In 2006 when the…

Patient stories: treating Mamush, Ethiopia, for cataracts

October 10, 2017

Preventing blindness: Orbis UK's World Health Day

April 06, 2018

Everyone, everywhere should be able to access the essential health services they need.​ We strive to ensure that the right people have the right skills…

A life dedicated to fighting blindness in Mongolia

February 08, 2019

I learned many things during my training on the Flying Eye Hospital; some things were simple but very important. I continue to utilise the techniques…

Partnering with influential women in the community

January 25, 2018

Football-loving Alexandre can get back to doing what he loves

April 23, 2019

I was a little bit afraid – but it passed! I was very happy actually – it was my first time to go on a…

Ganga's new glasses are making a world of difference

May 19, 2019

She used to take a long time in solving maths problems. She used to write randomly...

The women fighting blindness in Zambia

January 11, 2016


December 03, 2018

Patient stories: treating Aylito, Ethiopia, for trachoma

December 11, 2018

Patient stories: treating Trinh, Vietnam, for strabismus

October 04, 2018

Patient stories: treating Mandido, Ethiopia, for trachoma

November 05, 2018