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On the road to elimination

At a summit organised by the World Bank, we’ll be celebrating 40 years of health projects now treating 100 million people a year for onchocerciasis.

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Parliamentarians to UK government: make the right decision

As we await the government’s response to the call to prioritise disability within development, MPs have been urging the government to make the right choice.

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Tackling the challenges of data disaggregation

In March, my colleague Pauline wrote about the need for more and better quality data on disability in order to ensure development goals are fully inclusive.

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Collaboration with the WASH sector is key

We think about the challenges of working in the field of infectious diseases and how working alongside those in the water sector could improve impacts.

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How universal health coverage can help eliminate trachoma

Imagine this: your child comes home from school one day with itchy, sticky eyes. What do you do? You take them to your local clinic to make sure they’re OK.

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The international development data revolution

People with disabilities are not benefitting from the Millennium Development Goals and are currently excluded from international development plans.

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A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for disability inclusion

Earlier this week we witnessed the final evidence session of the International Development Select Committee’s inquiry into disability and development.

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Strong health systems: will they ever be more than a pipe dream?

This week I’ve been attending the WHO’s 136th Executive Board meeting.

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Times appeal: changing lives in Kenya

In the third and final post in our series, Sightsavers’ Freya Paleit visits our programmes in Kenya.

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Times appeal: saving sight in Senegal

In the second of three posts, Julie Jenner reports on her visit to our programmes in Senegal.

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