Orbis is an international NGO that transforms lives by working to eliminate avoidable blindness and visual impairment.
Alongside long-term partner Instituto Regional de Oftalmologia (IRO), Orbis kicked off the Trujillo program yesterday, September 21, and will continue conducting training until October 16, 2015.
Peter Hickson replaces distinguished ophthalmologist Rob Walters, who decided to step down earlier this year after seven successful years as Chairman of Orbis UK.
Last week, Orbis hired investment bank Merrill Lynch as defence adviser after several confidential approaches came up.
In the mid-1970s, Ueltschi helped found Orbis and oversaw the acquisition and conversion of a DC-8 aircraft into the world's only Flying Eye Hospital, which had its first flight in 1982.
But she's now traded land for the air aboard the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital - a fully-equipped teaching hospital inside a DC-10 aircraft, which is manned by staff and medical volunteers from around the world.
In other news from the firm, Pola Orbis plans to shutter the older of its two Shizuoka Prefecture factories next year.
The four-day visit of the hospital aims to lay the foundation for a strong, long-lasting partnership with Qatar as Orbis plans to explore potential youth development schemes in Qatar, an official said.
Orbis is a non-profit, global development organisation whose mission is to decrease the rate of avoidable blindness in developing countries.
A statement from Orbis said its "opposition would only serve to prolong the process" and would likely lead to CWW adjourning today's meeting to secure the necessary votes.
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David Loveday, chief executive of Orbis, said: "The acquisition of Alphameric Solutions is a fantastic opportunity for Orbis to strengthen its position at the forefront of the gaming technology industry.