Sightsavers is trialling an alternative strategy: rather than treating entire populations, the aim is to test residents first to see if they have the disease.
Advocacy Advisor Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame speaks at the 10th Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Over 10 days, we were given many opportunities to meet and exchange experiences with people in relation to disability policy, legislation and advocacy.
Last week the spotlight was shone firmly on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The week kicked off with an announcement by UK Aid.
Investigating the cost-effective scale-up of sustainable solutions to control and eliminate the seven most common neglected tropical diseases by 2020.
We’ve described Friday 25 September 2015 as an incredible and world-changing day. This was the day the UN adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
How community-based participatory research in our programmes is working towards implementing the 2030 Agenda.
Sightsavers believes that people with disabilities can lift their families out of poverty if they are given the opportunities to be financially independent.