“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.
On May 12 International Nurses Day will be celebrated around the world, a date commemorating the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. This year's theme for International Nurses Day is Closing the Gap: the Millennium Development Goals: 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, the slogan is intended to be a countdown to 2015, with an emphasis on health related goals.
The largest health care profession in the world, there is no doubt that nurses are key to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Thank you to all the nurses around the world who work with ORBIS in our continued efforts to save sight worldwide!
To learn more this year's International Nurses Day visit: http://bit.ly/YzGD11