Media Mentions

Mentions of Orbis in the Singapore media

Television and Radio

  • First Singapore eye doctor in flying hospital mission returns from Syria (19 July 2008). Channel News Asia.
  • First Look Asia (19 December 2016). Channel News Asia. 5th Segment
  • Amra Naidoo Doing Good Podcast (6 February 2018). 938 Now.
  • Orbis Flying Eye Hospital (Plane) in Yaounde, Cameroon (15 March 2018). Suria. Kembara Kasih (Journey of Love) S3 - EP2
  • Justine Moss's interview with Orbis Singapore, Director, Elaine Woon (2 October 2018). 938 Now.


Flying eye hospital.
  • The Straits Times (5 August 1996) S'pore eye centre teams up with Orbis to train regional doctors. The Straits Times, pp 21.
  • Carolyn Khew (9 December 2016) Eye docs take to the skies to help prevent blindness. The Straits Times, Home B3
  • Carolyn Khew (9 December 2016) "Flying Eye Hospital" Orbis makes stop in Singapore . The Straits Times, online
  • Jon Phua 潘勇全 (9 December 2016) 本地眼科醫生 飛機醫院動手術 (Local Eye Doctor Conducts Surgeries on Flying Eye Hospital). Shin Min Daily News
  • Cai Xin Ying 蔡欣颖 (10 December 2016) 提供免费医疗服务 眼科飞机医院发展中国家救盲 (Flying Eye Hospital provides free medical services in developing countries to flight blindness). Lianhe Zaobao
  • Cai Xin Ying 蔡欣颖 (10 December 2016) 机上有课室和手术室? 肩负使命的眼科飞机医院 (Onboard the plane, there are classrooms and operating rooms? Orbis Flying Eye Hospital). Lianhe Zaobao, online
  • (5 October 2018) Orbis Singapore Mass Blindfold Luncheon. The Straits Times, Life D7

Online media

Magazines and Publications

  • Sharing medical skills improve eye care in the community. 3D Deutsche Bank (Summer 2017), Asia Pacific Regional CSR Snapshot pp. 4
  • An ophthalmic hospital with wings. Asia Pacific Biotech News (July 2017), pp. 24 - 26
  • Community initiatives - Orbis. Equis Sustainability Report 2017, pp. 20 - 21
  • Orbis Superhero @rockstararms. PIE Magazine Issue 07: EURETINA-ESCRS 2018 issue (September 2018), pp. 32 -33 (E-book available)

Lifestyle and Fashion

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