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May 2016

Global Advocacy Advisor Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame
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Sightsavers advocacy advisor nominated for UN committee

Sightsavers’ Global Advocacy Advisor Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame has been chosen as Ghana’s candidate for the United Nations Expert CRPD.

From right to left Dr Astrid Bonfield CBE (Chief Executive The Trust), Prof Eka Braide (Co-Chair Nigerian NTD Steering Committee also member of Sightsavers board of trustee) and Dr Sunday Isiyaku (Sightsavers Country Director) at the lunch meeting.
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Event marks progress towards eliminating neglected tropical diseases in Nigeria

An event was hosted on 10 May an event to celebrate the progress made towards meeting the Neglected Tropical Disease elimination global targets in Nigeria.

A close up photo of a lady having her examined by someone wearing white latex gloves.
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Partnership and progress – building systems to achieve neglected tropical disease elimination

Progress has been made in the fight against neglected tropical diseases, but the community has a challenge ahead if it is to meet targets. What can be done?