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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 largest infectious disease survey ever undertaken has ended, providing essential data to help take the next steps to eliminate the disease. Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that a new ophthalmology unit and theatre was officially opened at the Mandeville Regional Hospital, Jamaica, in January. Continue reading
Specsavers' employees are able to donate to Sightsavers as part of their new induction programme. Continue reading
National Public Radio (NPR) correspondent, Jason Beaubien, spoke on the American show’s Morning Edition today about his recent trip to Ghana with Sightsavers. Continue reading
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makes sure everything runs properly
Sightsavers is one of only nine charities given a ‘high performance’ rating by the UK Department for International Development as part of a 2012 Independent Performance Review of their Programme Partnership Arrangement. Find out more.