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Tanzanian government convenes global partners working to eliminate trachoma

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A boy being examined for trachoma.

Towards 2020: accelerating the elimination of trachoma

26 July 2016

The WHO Alliance for the Global Elimination of Trachoma by 2020 (GET2020) has released its plan of action for eliminating the disease by 2020. Continue reading

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Sightsavers’ work featured on BBC’s ‘Forces of Nature’

Sightsavers 21 July 2016

Tune in on Monday 25 July at 9pm and watch Majidul's story. Continue reading

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WHO launch new Tropical Data initiative to build on GTMP success

20 July 2016

Tropical Data, a World Health Organization (WHO)-led initiative was launched yesterday, that will aid programmes like Sightsavers' Global Trachoma Mapping Project (GTMP). Continue reading

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Tackling blindness among older people in Tanzania

06 July 2016

Sightsavers and HelpAge International are launching a new three-year project in the Morogoro region of Tanzania. Continue reading

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Sightsavers sponsors Malawian Paralympic hopeful

Sightsavers 06 July 2016

Say hello to 20-year-old runner Taonere Banda – the only Malawian athlete to take part in this year’s Paralympic Games, thanks in part to Sightsavers supporters! Continue reading

The Kilimanjaro team standing in a line before the walk begins.

The climb of a lifetime

Heather Getty 04 July 2016

After 11 weeks of hectic preparation, fundraising and training, Team Sightsavers and The END Fund are finally off to Tanzania for what is sure to be an unforgettable adventure. Continue reading

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