Featuring news from our work in Benin, Pakistan, Nigeria and more.
Government leaders, health workers, volunteers and international aid workers have gathered in Ghana’s capital, Accra, to mark the achievement.
At the summit, there were more than 300 signatories to the UK government's Charter for Change, and more than 170 other specific commitments made.
The funding, which was announced by UK Secretary of State Penny Mordaunt, aims to address disability inclusion in developing countries.
Sightsavers’ Cristina Jimenez shares her thoughts on the pioneering Tropical Data project, which helps to identify where trachoma treatment is needed.
The Global Disability Summit could be a sea change in attitude and action towards people with disabilities. Help us to make this change a reality.
Analysis in Nigeria shows we must engage with communities more effectively if we want mass administration of NTD medicines to continue to be succesful.
Sightsavers’ Kate McCoy followed a team of eye care workers as they raced through cities and villages to find any remaining patients: they needed to treat them all to eliminate the disease for good.
An update from Benin, where eye care staff have been travelling 3km on foot to treat ‘the disease at the end of the road’. Plus news from Nigeria, Pakistan and more.
David Agyemang, Sightsavers’ programme manager in Ghana, describes the optimism and celebration as the disease is banished from the country.
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