There are 39 million blind people in the world, but 80 per cent of blindness could be prevented or cured. That’s 31.2 million people who are blind when it could have been avoided.
Shocked at how unfair this is? So are we. But you can help us do something about it.
We want to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people who are irreversibly blind or disabled to live independently.
The International Trachoma Initiative (ITI), Pfizer Inc. and the International Coalition for Trachoma Control (ICTC) have today announced Pfizer’s 500 millionth donation of the tablet Zithromax® (azithromycin), an antibiotic us Continue reading
A new partnership between Sightsavers and East End Foods will see the company aim to raise £15,000 by the end of this year. Continue reading
TV presenter and wheelchair basketball player Ade Adepitan sees the life-changing impact of Sightsavers-supported cataract operations in Malawi, in an episode of Channel 4's Unreported World. Continue reading
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