The ITV leaders’ debate, featuring seven party leaders, is a great chance to ensure that development remains an important issue for all political parties.
The project aimed to train paediatric ophthalmic teams, improve leadership and management, and establish a paediatric outpatient department.
Bill and Melinda Gates have said that by 2030, diseases including trachoma and river blindness will be consigned to the history books.
Sightsavers’ A Million Miracles appeal, which aims to provide a million sight-saving surgeries in three years, has raised more than £4.8 million.
Cataracts is the leading cause of blindness worldwide, but up to one in four patients in low-income countries have poor vision after cataract surgery.