- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYSOCIAL WELFARE
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONNew York
- GRANT LOCATIONVIETNAM
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.orbis.org
For improving the quality and availability of the pediatric eye care services in Northern Vietnam. ORBIS will work with the Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology to provide ophthalmic training and technical assistance, project management, and medical equipment and supplies, in addition to advocating for eye care awareness in Northern Vietnam.
Since 1982, ORBIS International has worked to save sight worldwide. The organization provides the tools, training and technology necessary for local partners in developing countries to create lasting solutions to unnecessary blindness. ORBIS programs include the Flying Eye Hospital, Country Programs in Asia and Africa, trainings and fellowships, and Cyber-Sight, a telemedicine initiative accessible via the Internet. ORBIS trains medical institutions and doctors to independently provide affordable and accessible quality eye care services.