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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.

Sightsavers staff
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Sightsavers-supported eye clinic celebrates its 10-year anniversary

The Sheikh Zayed Regional Eye Care Centre in The Gambia marked the occasion with an event to celebrate its success providing eye health services.

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Uganda moves one step closer to eliminating river blindness

Two more areas and more than a million people in the country have met the World Health Organization criteria for elimination of the disease.

Rosalind Jones with a photo of Quentin Green
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Proceeds from air crash book to be donated to Sightsavers

An author whose brother died in a plane crash in 1961 has written a book to investigate the tragedy, with royalties donated to charities including Sightsavers.

A woman having her eyes tested
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Global blindness set to triple by 2050

Sightsavers will continue to tackle avoidable blindness as research reveals the number of blind people across the world is set to triple in 40 years.

Celebrity Kate Moss's donated sunglasses
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Snap up a pair of celebrity glasses in Sightsavers’ Specs Appeal auction

Sightsavers has launched its annual Specs Appeal eBay auction, giving fans the opportunity to bid on specs donated by celebrities.

A girl holding a card saying 'sustainable development goals'.
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UN hears calls for more involvement in SDG implementation

Sightsavers co-hosted and took part in a side event at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development held at the United Nations in New York.

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