Ten year old Absa Kâ is recieving her dose of Zithromax which will prevent trachoma for a year.
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Sightsavers backs Gates’ bet on disease elimination by 2030

Today’s publication of Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter includes a rallying call to the international development community to eliminate four NTDs by 2030.

A surgeon inspecting a patient's eyes

Universal Health Coverage could change millions of lives

Today is the inaugural Universal Health Coverage Day, highlighting the fact that around one billion people don’t have access to health care services.

A photo from the Sightsavers Framing Perceptions exhibition by Graeme Robertson, showing a smiling man standing at the doorway of a home in India.

Sightsavers to host photography exhibition at London’s Oxo Tower

Sightsavers is hosting a photo exhibition at the Oxo Tower in London showcasing portraits showing the impact of inclusion and exclusion in Uganda and India.

A teacher writing on a blackboard in front of a group of children.

Bill passed to enshrine 0.7% aid target in law

This afternoon the bill to enshrine in law the UK government's 0.7% Gross National Income target for our international aid budget, passed its third reading.

Gaz Coombes in a photo frame

Celebrities put themselves in the picture to support Sightsavers’ campaign

Paralympic Kelly Gallagher and Gaz Coombes from Supergrass have been photographed by Rankin to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities today.

A girl having her eyes checked

Sightsavers hails publication of DFID’s disability framework

Responding to DFID’s Disability Framework, Sightsavers’ Dominic Haslam said that it will make programmes accessible to people with disabilities.

A woman in New Delhi, India, laughs as she stands on the street in front of a truck.

Put Us in the Picture campaign marks its first anniversary

Wednesday 3 December 2014 marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and a year since Sightsavers launched its Put Us in the Picture campaign.

A group of ladies post-eye surgery

Campaign celebrates success as UK government sets out vision for disability-inclusive development

Our Put Us in the Picture campaign is celebrating the publication of the UK government’s Disability Framework, which could transform the lives of people living with disabilities.

Two women smiling and hugging

Sightsavers welcomes DFID’s move to build health systems for all

Today sees the launch of DFID's response to the IDC Inquiry into Strengthening Health Systems in Developing Countries.

Benedicta Afia Dadebia aged 18 months pictured before her catarct operation with her mother Patience Adjo Akakpo
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Sightsavers named as charity of the month by carers’ website

Sightsavers has been announced as My Ageing Parent’s charity of the month for November.

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