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GET2020 awarded Global Partnership Award

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A young girl wearing an eye patch has an eye examination.

Celebrating World Sight Day across the globe

13 October 2016

World Sight Day is an awareness day held annually on the second Thursday of October to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. Find out how we're celebrating. Continue reading

An elderly man crouching down and feeding a chicken.

New research reveals hard reality of disability and old age in Tanzania

12 October 2016

A new report reveals many of society’s misconceptions and beliefs around older people and those with disabilities. Continue reading

A group of children treated at a Sightsavers project in Nigeria.

A Sightsavers project in Nigeria has been awarded $50,000

07 October 2016

A Sightsavers’ project in Nigeria has been awarded a grant of $50,000 from the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases END7 campaign. Continue reading

The CATCH team standing in a row.

Changing lives in Mozambique

06 October 2016

One of our current programmes has carried out an incredible 185 cataract surgeries in just 15 days. Continue reading

Princess Alexandra with two people either side of her stand in front of the event banner.

HRH Princess Alexandra visits Washington

03 October 2016

Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra visits Washington to celebrate successes in the treatment of neglected tropical diseases. Continue reading

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