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July 16, 2019
When Trevorn was 8 years old, he found himself in the midst of an absolute living nightmare. At his primary school in Jamaica, one of his classmates made a catapult that fired a pencil which struck Trevorn without warning, squarely in the eye. After two emergency surgeries the pencil was removed and the lens was
November 8, 2018
In this video, follow a 4-year-old Mongolian boy home to his traditional ger (yurt) after a vision-saving surgery performed by Orbis on the world’s only Flying Eye Hospital. Orbis operates a donated former FedEx cargo plane that was converted into an engineering marvel: a fully self-contained Flying Eye Hospital. The plane travels to some of
August 22, 2018
Bigger, Better, Colder: How Direct Relief and FedEx are Transforming the Movement of Lifesaving Medicine
When you’re one of the largest providers of humanitarian relief efforts in the world, size matters.
July 12, 2018
Find out how Direct Relief and FedEx have teamed up to help prepare vulnerable areas ahead of hurricane season.
July 6, 2017
The following is a guest post by Nikola Usenovic from International Medical Corps. Hurricane. Earthquake. Tsunami. For millions of people, those words have real, heavy meaning. The paralyzing fear brought by major catastrophe is not simply the loss of possessions. These disasters often snuff out even the basic structures of a region’s health care system.
June 5, 2017
There’s a photo on the front of my bike this week. It’s a picture of my old friend Scott. Scott Chirila was my wife’s best friend in high school. He was sharp, funny, and one of the nicest people I have ever met. Throughout high school, everyone thought Scott and my wife Gayle would end