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Sightsavers Reports

Neema’s story

Neema and her family live in Tanzania, and were taught about the importance of face washing to control the impact and spread of trachoma.

A boyhas his eyes examined by a health worker in Senegal.
Sightsavers Reports

Post Health for Peace Initiative in West Africa: end-of-term evaluation

This project was implemented in Senegal, Guinea Bissau and the Gambia, and aimed to establish good-quality, accessible and affordable eye care services.

Mamadou wears maroon robe with a white cap and his daughter Rougiatou Bah wears a leopard print headscarf. Mamadou is holding his daughter in his arms.
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Mamadou’s story

River blindness can steal sight and threaten social inclusion, but treatment with Mectizan® can save communities.

Lorraine leans over and speaks into a microphone. She has headphones on and is wearing a dark top.

Sightsavers’ Radio 4 appeal to air this Sunday

Lorraine Kelly will be on the air talking about how a quick operation can make a difference to someone suffering from the blinding disease trachoma.

A blind man is helped across a river by his wife.
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Baroness announces government’s aid-match boost during visit to Sightsavers office

International Development Minister, Baroness Northover, announced that the UK government will double the amount raised by Sightsavers' latest appeal.

A boy in Pakistan wears special spectacles during an eye test.
Sightsavers Reports

Pakistan Urban Paediatric Eye Care Programme: mid-term review

Sightsavers’ Pakistan Country Office developed a five-year project on child eye health in slum areas of Karachi, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Multan and Faisalabad.

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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.
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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.

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