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A girl in India holds one hand over her eye during a sight test at school.
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Vision for the Commonwealth campaign aims to raise awareness of poor sight

Sightsavers has joined other eye health groups to call for avoidable blindness to be included in April's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the UK.

From the cover of Sightsavers annual report 2011: a woman smiling as she covers one of her eyes.
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New data for World Sight Day shows global blindness is lower than expected

The global prevalence of blindness stands at 36 million people, according to research published in medical journal The Lancet.

A team of surgeons carrying out a cataract operation in Cameroon.
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Sightsavers and partners launch innovative approach to funding cataract surgery

The Cameroon Cataract Development Impact Loan could provide up to 18,000 cataract operations in the next five years.

The cover of the single, showing the words 'Emojion' and 'So Much More'
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Proceeds from Specsavers’ charity song to be donated to Sightsavers

The track, entitled ‘So Much More’, was written, recorded and produced by Specsavers staff and released on iTunes in September.

Aminata has her eyes screened for trachoma.
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Harvard students choose Sightsavers as top charity

Students who studied effective altruism and health care at the US university have selected Sightsavers to receive a grant of US$25,000.

Dom Haslam talking with a microphone, next to a lady and a man.
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Event shows how inclusive data can ensure no one is left behind

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data has highlighted the importance of using data to shine a light on groups that are often excluded.

Katie Piper
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Sightsavers’ celebrity supporters take part in City fundraising event

The charity day is held each year on 11 September to commemorate those who died in the attack on the World Trade Center in New York.

Dr Robert Chappell
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Sightsavers trustee receives top award from World Council of Optometry

The award recognises Dr Robert Chappell’s contribution to eye care, and was presented during a ceremony in Hyderabad.

Sightsavers' Izidine Hassane, alongside Massimo Maggio and Babar Qureshi of CBM.
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Sightsavers wins award for its work fighting avoidable blindness

The prestigious António Champalimaud Vision Award recognises groups that work to prevent and alleviate blindness in developing countries.

A girl standing outside a school
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Children with disabilities in Sierra Leone given the chance to go to school

The Education for All project will focus on girls with disabilities, who are often excluded because of prejudice or a lack of funding.

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