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Press Release: New Research on Female Garment Workers and Vision Care
February 08, 2022
The new research from eye care nonprofit Orbis International focuses on female workers in Bangladesh, home to the second-largest readymade garment industry in the world
How One Volunteer Saved Sight for Three Women in Ethiopia
February 07, 2022
Nearly two million people around the world are blind or have visual impairment due to trachoma, a painful bacterial eye infection. If left untreated, trachoma can lead to trichiasis, an even more excruciating and severe condition. Today, we’ll introduce you to three women in Ethiopia who are free from the pain and fear of trachoma—thanks to you!
Ma Nu Nu needed a high-stakes surgery to save her vision
January 26, 2022
Ma Nu Nu needed a delicate, difficult surgery to repair her sight. Because the surgery was complex and risked leaving her blind, not many surgeons in her home country of Myanmar could help Ma Nu Nu. Until she met Dr. Chang.
World NTD Day 2022: Celebrating 23 Years Fighting Trachoma
January 18, 2022
January 30 is World NTD Day - a day to highlight the action needed to control & eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases. It's also an opportunity to celebrate the progress made by the global community to help the 1.7B lives threatened by them. For 23 years we've been working in Ethiopia to tackle the spread of blinding trachoma.
Don’t Wait Another Minute: Pledge to Protect Your Vision Now
January 18, 2022
Many people have delayed regular check-ups due to the 真人百家家乐app下载 pandemic. And with increased time indoors and the eye strain from more and more time in front of screens, evidence suggests eye conditions are progressing faster.
Blog: How One Dad’s Job Helped Save His Twins' Sight
January 07, 2022
I’ve always known that eyesight is one of our most important senses. What I never considered was just how easy it is for one’s vision to become compromised. It wasn’t until I became a father that I realized how important vision health is, especially when it came to my children.
Eye Care Everywhere: Saving Sight Across Five Regions
December 20, 2021
We're continuously amazed at how the commitment of our generous supporters and local partners helps us ensure healthy vision for all — even now as the 真人百家家乐app下载 pandemic continues to impact the places we work. Together, we're bringing eye care everywhere.
Saving the sight of newborn babies—thanks to your support
December 17, 2021
This Giving Tuesday, you—our supporters—rallied together to raise more than $100,000! With the incredibly generous matched contribution of Orbis supporter Mrs. Leslys Vedder, we raised over $200,000 in total that will go towards saving sight in newborn babies and improving access to eye care around the world! A big thank you to everyone involved!