A report released today emphasises the huge health and economic benefits of investing in programmes treating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
The programme aimed to increase access to eye health services and to reduce the cataract surgical backlog in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
This project was developed to reduce avoidable blindness in Kolkata, especially among vulnerable women and children living in urban slum areas.
Following the publication of the Zero draft of the SDGs, concerns are raised that goals and targets for people with disabilities will not be delivered.
Sightsavers' work on onchocerciasis has been integrated with lymphatic filariasis. This ten year strategic plan now covers both diseases.