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.
From 14-18 January 2015, Sightsavers is holding a public photography exhibition at the OXO tower in London. Continue reading
Today is the inaugural Universal Health Coverage Day, established to highlight the fact that an estimated one billion people around the world don't have access to health care services. Continue reading
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