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Campaigners aim to keep disability inclusion in the spotlight

Supporters of Sightsavers’ Put Us in the Picture campaign will work to ensure disability-inclusive development remains on the political radar.

A group of women wait for their turn to be screened at a trachoma outreach camp in the Pwani region of eastern Tanzania.
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Sightsavers CEO hails progress on tackling NTDs in East Africa

Dr Caroline Harper visited Tanzania and Uganda this week to highlight the advances being made to eliminate blinding trachoma.

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Bangladesh quadruples its eye care budget

The government of Bangladesh has set aside BDT828 million (£7.9 million) to spend on eye care by 2021 – four times higher than the previous budget.

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Sightsavers to host side event at UN Conference of States Parties

The conference will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 13-15 June.

Trachoma patient Amadu Asama from Ghana is surrounded by her grandchildren following her successful operation.
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BBC invites Sightsavers to discuss trachoma elimination

Sightsavers Director of Neglected Tropical Diseases Simon Bush was invited onto the radio programme to talk about whether the end is in sight for trachoma.

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WHO asked to produce World Report on Vision

Member states have called for the World Health Organization to produce a report as part of the drive to ensure universal access to eye health care.

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Unplug your mouse to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Computer users around the world are being encouraged to go mouse-less for an hour on 18 May to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

Children in northern Nigeria wait to receive medication as part of a mass drug distribution programme to treat NTDs.
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Sightsavers’ Nigeria Country Director elected to key NTD role

Dr Sunday Isiyaku will lead the non-governmental development organisation coalition for neglected tropical diseases and eye health in Nigeria.

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Sightsavers’ advocacy work strides forward

Sightsavers has received recognition from the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) for its advocacy work on disability inclusion.

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IZUMI Foundation funding supports Liberia to tackle blinding NTDs

Sightsavers has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Foundation for its work in Liberia to eliminate river blindness and lymphatic filariasis.

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