Indian actor and director Kabir Bedi, known for his role as Gobinda in James Bond film ‘Octopussy’, has become a celebrity ambassador for Sightsavers India.
The Global Trachoma Mapping Project has come to an end after seeing hundreds of surveyors collect and transmit data from 2.6 million people in 29 countries.
Thousands of adults and children could benefit from life-changing eye surgery thanks to a donation from a long-standing Sightsavers benefactor.
Sightsavers has joined its partners to celebrate the progress made towards beating some of the world’s most painful and blinding diseases.
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has boosted commitment to tackling neglected tropical diseases with new grants to help wipe out trachoma in Mali and Niger.
Sightsavers India has celebrated 50 years of successful achievements with a golden jubilee gala to showcase its pioneering work.