Supporters of Sightsavers’ Put Us in the Picture campaign will work to ensure disability-inclusive development remains on the political radar.
Dr Caroline Harper visited Tanzania and Uganda this week to highlight the advances being made to eliminate blinding trachoma.
The conference will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 13-15 June.
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.
Computer users around the world are being encouraged to go mouse-less for an hour on 18 May to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day.
Dr Sunday Isiyaku will lead the non-governmental development organisation coalition for neglected tropical diseases and eye health in Nigeria.
Sightsavers has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Foundation for its work in Liberia to eliminate river blindness and lymphatic filariasis.