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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.
Sightsavers' Global Advocacy Advisor Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame has been chosen as Ghana's candidate for the United Nations Expert Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Continue reading
The Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria and The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust Trachoma Initiative hosted an event to celebrate the progress made towards meeting the NTD elimination global targets. Continue reading
The cost of eliminating trachoma by 2020 is revealed at the 2016 WHO Alliance in Sydney. 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.