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A group of villagers sit on the ground under a tree during a CATCH screening camp in Mozambique.
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WHO global action plan: slowly but surely…

We ensure all our projects have an advocacy component, providing an opportunity for us to explore systemic and structural challenges that impact our work.

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GET2020 awarded Global Partnership Award

The WHO Alliance for the Global Elimination of Trachoma by the year 2020 has been awarded the Global Partnership Award at a glittering event in Durban.

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Sightsavers joins World Sight Day celebrations across the globe

Organisations have come together to mark World Sight Day, held annually on the second Thursday of October to focus attention on visual impairment.

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Back from the brink: how Sierra Leone is recovering from Ebola

Sightsavers CEO Dr Caroline Harper visited Sierra Leone to see how health workers have coped since the Ebola virus. 

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Sightsavers programme changes lives in Mozambique

One of our programmes, Coordinated Approach to Community Health, has been changing lives in Mozambique by providing eye health care to remote communities.

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A tribute to Sir Nicholas Fenn

Sir Nicholas Fenn, who died on 18 September 2016, was a dedicated advocate and staunch supporter of Sightsavers.

Ayuba Auta, Mectizan distributor in Bugai, stands against a wall with a dosing pole. He is wearing purple and smiling.
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Sightsavers debunks reports of river blindness risk in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Survey results invalidate claims made in the media about the possibility of fresh infection in the population or a possible outbreak of the disease.

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Sustainable Development Goals make progress a year after launching

Last year world leaders agreed the SDGs – a goal commitment to end poverty by 2030, by meeting economic, health, education, social and environmental needs. 

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UK aid: The right support is vital in the fight against global poverty

The future of the UK government’s commitment to development aid rests in the hands of the Department for International Development.

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Tom takes on a survival challenge

Nine-year-old Tom Whincup, from Tewkesbury, is preparing to hike across Gloucestershire to raise money for charities including Sightsavers.

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