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BMJ Christmas appeal in support of Orbis

Orbis UK is delighted to have been chosen by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) as the recipient of their Christmas charity appeal. From now, until the end of January, the BMJ will run a number of features on Orbis - informing its readers about the importance of preventing needless blindness and visual impairment, whilst raising vital funds for our work. 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 »

Orbis Singapore Charity Gala 2016

Orbis Singapore Charity Gala is happening on 7 December 2016! Read More »

Orbis Red Pocket Charity Sale 2017

Make Chinese New Year 2017 even more meaningful by supporting our annual Red Pocket Charity Sale! Read More »

Moonwalkers raised over HK$6.4 million to help brighten up the world of the visually impaired

Though the annual Moonwalkers event had to be called off this year, the HK $6.4 million raised will nonetheless be used towards supporting global sight-saving initiatives and spreading the hope of light to visually impaired patients around the world. Read More »

Circuit board notebook - Discover Orbis’s sight-saving history

Ever wished you knew more about Orbis’s sight-saving footprint these last 30-odd years? Then be sure to check out our newly designed limited edition Orbis circuit board notebook!  Read More »

A Gift For You This Giving Tuesday

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Cancellation of Moonwalkers 2016

Due to bad weather condition, for the sake of participants’ safety, Orbis has decided to cancel the Moonwalkers event on November 26.  Read More »

Give the Gift of Sight to a Child Today

19 million children worldwide are blind or visually impaired. Donate today to give the gift of sight.  Read More »

Meet Jefferson

Jefferson, age 9, suffered from strabismus. If left untreated, he would go blind. .  Read More »

Help a Child See this Christmas

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Orbis “Darkness To Go Dinner”

On September 25th, 200 kind-hearted guests assembled at Novotel Century Hong Kong Hotel for Orbis’s 4th annual “Darkness To Go Dinner”. During the banquet, all diners experienced “visual impairment” with blindfolds, simulating the similar circumstance of our blind patients. Read More »

Avolon & Clifford Chance Dinner 2016

Thank you to Avolon and Clifford Chance for hosting another successful dinner in aid of Orbis Ireland in Hong Kong.  Read More »

Orbis Third Generation Flying Eye Hospital Macau Tour

Orbis Third Generation Flying Eye Hospital Macau Tour was hosted on October 14-18, 2016, following its maiden sight-saving mission in Shenyang, China. 1,500 pre-registered participants joined the guided tours onboard and learned about the plane’s many state-of-the-art facilities and Orbis’s sight-saving mission. Read More »

HERE’S THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE ORBIS INDIA NEWSLETTER

Find out what's new at the India office and more right here. We welcome you to browse, read and share this! 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 »

The Flying Eye Hospital is coming!

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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 »

WHO wins global partnership award

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You’re Invited to Orbis’s 2016 NYC Gala

Orbis is hosting its annual New York Gala on November 15, honoring Raymond L. Conner, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Read More »

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