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April 2016

A mother and daughter hug after receiving cataract operations in India.
Sightsavers Reports

Sightsavers' approach to inclusive eye health

A presentation explaining Sightsavers' commitment to inclusive education for all, and existing government legislation on the issue.

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Eliminating trachoma within four years will cost US$1 billion

The figures were revealed at the annual meeting of the World Health Organization Alliance for Global Elimination of Trachoma by 2020, held in Australia.

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Survey shows positive results of Sightsavers programmes

A few weeks ago in February, I visited Sri Lanka for a very special event.

A health worker in Uganda tests a woman's eyes as part of a trachoma outreach camp.
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Planning the right services in the right way

A survey of avoidable blindness is taking place for the first time in northern Uganda, symbolising the start of better eye health services in the region.

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Research sleuths: how we investigate blips in our NTD elimination projects

How do we react when outcomes aren’t what we expect? The mystery of Cameroon’s Western Region sheds light on the process. 

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Sightsavers’ question is put to candidates at the United Nations

We asked you to help get a question about disability on the agenda for discussions with the candidates for United Nations Secretary General – and it worked.

A boy wearing glasses
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SmartBuyGlasses partners with Sightsavers

We have teamed up with SmartBuyGlasses Optical Group so that for every pair of glasses bought throughout April, £1.50 will be donated to our appeal.