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AWAS Mission for Vision Ball 2015

On 22 January 2015 AWAS hosted the eighth Mission for Vision Ball in aid of Orbis Ireland. The Ball is held in conjunction with the annual Air Finance Conference in Dublin and, since 2008, has raised a phenomenal €1,000,000 for Orbis' sight-saving work.  Read More »

A&L Goodbody Air Finance Run

On Wednesday 21 January 2015 A&L Goodbody held the first ever Air Finance 5KM Run in aid of Orbis.  Read More »

2015 Orbis Raffle Sales– Share the festive joy with love!

By supporting our 2015 Orbis Raffle sales, every HK$10 ticket you buy will not only help spread good wishes and good fortune to everyone you know. Your generosity will also support our sight-saving work and give you the opportunity of winning fantastic prizes! Read More »

Walk with one heart and save sight worldwide Join us at Orbis Walk for Sight 2015

The 16th annual Orbis Walk for Sight is ready to welcome the arrival of spring season. And we would be delighted if you and your loved ones would once again grace us with your presence at this meaningful event! Read More »

2015 Orbis Blindfold Lunch

2015 will again see us organize a fourth annual Blindfold Lunch campaign. The ultimate aim is to encourage local schoolkids to cherish their sight by experiencing first hand a small taste of the difficulties blind people face every day! Read More »

What the UK thinks about sight

National and Regional stats on UK eye health knowledge. Read More »

Orbis “Sight Saving Little Lamb” Coin Box

From March to April this year, we are organizing our seventh Creative Eye-Care Campaign – “Sight Saving Little Lamb” Coin Box. We now cordially invite all kindergarten students to participate in this meaningful activity. Read More »

Santander Wembley Presents Orbis with over £3,000 from Fundraising Walk

Orbis was presented with a cheque for £3,384 at the official opening of Santander's new branch in Wembley. Read More »

Orbis Thanks You for Your Support This Year

2014 was an exciting year for Orbis. Through our work with local partners, we continued to work relentlessly to achieve quality eye health for all.  Read More »

Orbis Red Pocket Charity Sale 2015

It’s time to help make CNY even more meaningful by supporting our annual Red Pocket Charity Sale! Read More »

Make Vision a Reality This Giving Season

Give back this holiday season by helping Orbis’s vision of sustainable eye care for all become a reality.  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 »

#GivingTuesday: Asegedech’s Story

December 2nd is #GivingTuesday, a day to reflect on how we can be part of a change in the lives of others. Asegedech needed help, and thanks to generous donors, she received it. Read More »

Get Smarter. Give Smarter.

Recently, we conducted a survey that revealed a major lack of knowledge about global eye health in the U.S. which presents a major opportunity for Orbis to help educate people about the issue of visual impairment and how you can help make real change.  Read More »

Collaboration is Key to Success for Mongolian Trainee Doctor

November 24, 2014 - Dr. Shirchinjav returns to the FEH to work side by side with Volunteer Faculty surgeon during an ophthalmic skills exchange program. Read More »

Volunteer nurse Ann-Marie wins Humanitarian Relief Award

Ann Marie Ablett has won the 2014 Humanitarian Relief Award through her work in 14 countries. Read More »

The Great Ethiopian Run 2014

By: Ben Dirs. “How on earth did we get here?!” I guarantee you’ll have this thought at least once. As you’re pounding the streets of rickety Addis Ababa... Read More »

Future Eye Health Leaders in Africa lauded

The eye health fraternity in Africa paid homage to the winner of the coveted Future Eye Research Health Leader Award at the 2014 Annual Scientific congress in Livingstone Zambia on 20 November 2014. Dr Tesfaye Tadesse, a young Ophthalmologist from Ethiopia received the award for compiling the most outstanding resident abstract for the congress.  Read More »

Survey Shows a Lack of Knowledge About Global Eye Health

November 18, 2014 - An astounding 41% of people in the U.S. are not aware that most cases of visual impairment around the world can be prevented or treated according to a survey about global eye health conducted by Orbis.  Read More »

Orbis Raises Awareness of ROP on World Prematurity Day

November 17, 2014 - World Prematurity Day is internationally observed every November 17 to raise awareness of premature birth. Premature birth can have an impact on vision as Infants who are born prematurely have a higher risk of developing a potentially blinding eye disease called retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Read More »

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