Sightsavers is teaming up with Unilever’s soap brand Lifebuoy to promote better hygiene practices as part of efforts to eliminate trachoma in Ethiopia.
A Sightsavers project in Zambia has been awarded a grant of SEK 3 million from the Swedish Postcode Foundation to help tackle trachoma.
The results of the election of nine new members to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities have been announced.
Sightsavers is co-hosting an event at the 9th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Sightsavers’ Global Advocacy Advisor Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame has been chosen as Ghana’s candidate for the United Nations Expert CRPD.
An event was hosted on 10 May an event to celebrate the progress made towards meeting the Neglected Tropical Disease elimination global targets in Nigeria.
The figures were revealed at the annual meeting of the World Health Organization Alliance for Global Elimination of Trachoma by 2020, held in Australia.
We asked you to help get a question about disability on the agenda for discussions with the candidates for United Nations Secretary General – and it worked.
We’re really pleased to announce that Sightsavers supporters have donated a huge £3.5 million during our second UK aid match campaign at the end of 2015.