Eye health

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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.

Group doing jazz hands into camera.
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Times appeal: tackling trachoma in Ghana

In the first of our series of blogs Julie Jenner visits our programmes in Ghana.

A woman has her bandages removed after undergoing trachoma surgery in Kenya.
Sightsavers Reports

Support to the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation: Eye Care Programme Kenya 2009 to 2013: end of term evaluation

The Kenya Eye Programme 2009-2013 was part of an eye health programme that began in the 1990s to introduce eye health services throughout Kenya.

A teenage boy wearing dark glasses smiling and sitting a a desk in a classroom.
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We can also make change

"If you have a strong livelihood or access to resources you are generally less vulnerable to the impacts of a hazard than someone who does not."

A young boy wearing dark glasses, laughing.
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Why we need to support the eye health workforce

This World Sight Day, Sightsavers is focusing on the global acute shortage of eye health and health workers.

A women wearing a Sightsavers t-shirt stands near a river.
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Changing lives in Cameroon

Sightsavers staff travel to Cameroon to mark a milestone in the fight against river blindness: distribution of the 250 millionth Mectizan® treatment.

Sightsavers Reports

Evaluation of Sightsavers’ Innovation Fund round 1

Evaluation of the Innovation Fund, part of the Sightsavers Programme Partnership Arrangement with the UK’s Department for International Development.

A woman holding a child, smiling and standing outside a thatched dwelling.
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WASHing away blinding trachoma

This week, GET2020, the WHO-led international Alliance for Global Elimination of Trachoma by 2020 is meeting at the World Health Organization headquarters.

A group of people standing in a slum area in Dhaka.
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Voices of the Marginalised

This research provides a real opportunity to ensure the needs of marginalised populations are included in development initiatives such as the MDGs.

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