The nonprofit Orbis International is using an unconventional method to deliver eye care ― a rehabbed cargo plane.
The Flying Eye Hospital, a program that’s been in place since the 1970s, is a fully equipped medical facility that travels to developing countries, where it both offers vision services to patients and trains local medical practitioners.
The need for eye care services in developing countries is dire. Up to 80 percent of visual impairments are considered avoidable or treatable, but a lack of resources often prevents people from getting necessary care. read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com