“Through the ORBIS Lens” is a collection of photos showcasing the issues surrounding global eye health. Each week ORBIS will share our best photographs highlighting our efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness around the world.
Photo: Geoff Oliver Bugbee
Dr Ephrem Kibru (Center) pictured here with Dr. Alemayehu Sisay, Country Manager of ORBIS's Ethiopia Office (Left) and Dr. Ahmed Gomaa, Medical Director of the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital. Dr. Kibru is a pediatric ophthalmologist from Menelik II Referral Hospital. He was selected as the recipient of the FedEX fellowship award after Week 2 of the FEH program. As part of a global initiative to combat preventable and treatable blindness, and in support of ORBIS’s skills exchange approach, FedEx's fellowship program awards a fellowship to a promising ophthalmologist to study at a leading global eye institute.