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Free photography exhibition: Framing Perceptions

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How Universal Health Coverage could change millions of lives

Sightsavers 12 December 2014

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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Bill passed to enshrine 0.7% aid target in law

Sightsavers 05 December 2014

This afternoon the bill to enshrine in law the UK government's 0.7% Gross National Income target for our international aid budget, passed its third reading. Continue reading

Paralympian Kelly Gallagher.

Celebrities get in the picture

Sightsavers 03 December 2014

Paralympic gold medallist and BBC Sports Personality of the Year nominee Kelly Gallagher is among a team of celebrities who have been ‘put in the picture’ by world renowned portrait photographer, Rankin, to mark International Continue reading

A lady laughs to her right.

You did it, we did it, they did it!

Sightsavers 03 December 2014

Wednesday 3 December 2014 marked a year to the day since Sightsavers launched its Put Us in the Picture campaign, and on the same day a new Disability Framework was published by the government. Continue reading

A child receives treatment at an outreach screening.

Sightsavers comments on DFID’s disability framework

Sightsavers 03 December 2014

A full response to the publication today of DFID’s Disability Framework by Sightsavers’ Dominic Haslam. Continue reading


Campaign celebrates success as UK government sets out vision for disability-inclusive development

Sightsavers 03 December 2014

Sightsavers’ Put Us in the Picture campaign is today celebrating the publication of the UK government’s first Disability Framework, which could transform the lives of millions of people living with disabilities in developing c Continue reading

Gaz Coombes holding a photo frame.

Celebs support campaign by putting themselves in the picture

Sightsavers 03 December 2014

Celebrities have been put 'in the picture' by world renowned portrait photographer, Rankin, to support Sightsavers' Put Us in the Picture campaign and mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities today. Continue reading

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