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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.
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
We are very pleased to announce the official opening of an ophthalmology unit and theatre at the Mandeville Regional Hospital, Jamaica, in January 2016, which was presided over by the Jamaican Minister for Health. Continue reading
Specsavers' employees are able to donate to Sightsavers as part of their new induction programme. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE: International development charity Sightsavers is delighted to announce that CEO Dr Caroline Harper has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the New Year 2016 Honours List issued by Continue reading
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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.