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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 »

#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 »

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 »

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 »

Give Back with Orbis on #GivingTuesday

December 2 is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. Individuals, families, and businesses around the world come together every year to celebrate generosity and give something more. Read More »

Orbis Advocates for Eye Health in Rural Ethiopia

November 4, 2014 - Orbis joins government officials and partners for an event in Ethiopia’s rural areas where the prevalence of the highly contagious—but completely preventable—trachoma disease is highest.  Read More »

The 2014 Sights on Asia Telethon

Orbis Canada raised $230,000 through the 7th annual Sights on Asia Telethon! Read More »

Orbis 2014 Global Annual Report

August 11, 2014 - We are pleased to share the 2014 Global Annual Report showcasing our latest accomplishments and financials worldwide.  Read More »

Announcing the #SightForSight Campaign!

Orbis Canada is excited to announce the launch of a new social campaign, #SightForSight, in time for World Sight Day on October 9th.  Read More »

Pulling Together as a Team

CAROLINE HUANG/Sept. 15, 2014, Orbis Canada Director, Caroline Huang shares why shares why the Plane Pulls for Sight is such an amazing experience.  Read More »

Orbis FEH Lands in Eastern Indonesia

NEW YORK, May 19, 2014---In support of Orbis’s long-term commitment to strengthening the ophthalmic services in Indonesia, the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) has landed for the first time in Makassar to conduct an intensive and comprehensive training and skills exchange program.  Read More »

Learn About Our New Brand

After more than 30 years of incredible accomplishments and milestones, Orbis is embarking on our next chapter. Orbis is launching this new brand identity to better showcase the impact that it brings to institutions, communities and individuals around the world.  Read More »

Become a Sight-Saving Hero and Join Orbis Plane Pull for Sight!

Would you like to test your strength and challenge your limits this summer? Orbis Canada is pleased to announce that we will be holding the Orbis Plane Pull for Sight challenge, taking place in both Toronto and Vancouver this year. The Orbis Plane Pull for Sight is a team competition to see which group can pull a FedEx 757 cargo airplane the fastest Read More »

Vision Worldwide Queen’s Hosts It’s First Event

Congratulations to Vision Worldwide, a student club at Queen's University for hosting it's first event on campus! Read More »

Orbis Featured on CNN International

January 21, 2014 - Orbis was recently featured on CNN International! The article highlights Orbis's work and focuses on our most recent Flying Eye Hospital program to Cameroon.  Read More »

Orbis on the Today Show

“Life Reimagined”, a segment on The Today Show highlights people age 50 and older from across the country who are trying new things such as starting a different career, learning new skills, changing their lifestyles, or finally pursuing their dreams. Read More »

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