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Majidul having a cateract operation in Bangladesh
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Sightsavers operation features in BBC video

A clip of seven-year-old Majidul having sight-saving surgery in Bangladesh is featured in a new video from BBC Worldwide’s Brit Lab channel on YouTube.

A group of community-directed distributors from Zamfara State, Nigeria.
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Sightsavers celebrates progress against neglected tropical diseases

Sightsavers has joined its partners to celebrate the progress made towards beating some of the world’s most painful and blinding diseases.

A woman is treated for trachoma
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Conrad Hilton funding helps bring Mali closer to eliminating trachoma

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.

Guests at the golden jubilee gala
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India celebrates 50 successful years in eye health

Sightsavers India has celebrated 50 years of successful achievements with a golden jubilee gala to showcase its pioneering work.

Delphine Skowron shakes the hand of a woman outside a school in Senegal
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EU officials praise Sightsavers’ inclusive education school in Senegal

Representatives from the EU, the UK and Netherlands embassies in Senegal visited a school to learn how Sightsavers is working towards inclusive education.

Men reading
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Sightsavers set to promote crucial role of data at world-first forum

Properly understood, reliable data is central to delivering equitable development.

Art students from Sarjana Academy work on mural promoting equitable access to health care for people with disabilities
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Higher profile for Sightsavers’ Inclusive Eye Health initiative in India

Sightsavers has boosted the profile of its Inclusive Eye Health initiative being piloted in the Indian city of Bhopal.

A school girl smiling
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Sightsavers welcomes DFID commitment to leadership in disability inclusion

Sightsavers has welcomed the commitments made by the UK government in two major reviews setting out its priorities for international development.

Sunglasses from the Specs Appeal
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Huge success for Specs Appeal auction

Sightsavers’ eBay auction on hundreds of pairs of sunglasses and glasses owned by celebrities has come to an end after 10 days.

Rose sits at her sewing machine, a skill she learned during Sightsavers' Connecting the Dots programme in Uganda.
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Additional funding for Sightsavers’ employment project in Uganda

Sightsavers’ economic empowerment project that trains young people with disabilities in Uganda has received funding to expand over the next four years.

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