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Art student putting finishing touches to the Inclusive Eye Health mural in Bhopal.

Young artists get creative to promote disability inclusion

Art students in Bhopal painted striking murals along the wall of a hospital to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Andrea Pregel, December 2016
A mountainous landscape in Malawi with a solo motorbike.

A UK eyesight crisis – and how different it could have been elsewhere

Earlier this week, my mother nearly went blind. In less than a day, the pressure in one of her eyes went from the norm of 10-21mm Hg to 81 mm Hg.

Dominic Haslam, December 2016
Ambrose Murangira is Executive Director of the Ugandan National Association of the Deaf

“Rather than a negative attitude, it’s a lack of awareness”

Ambrose Murangira is Executive Director of the Ugandan National Association of the Deaf and a passionate disability activist.

Guest Blogger, November 2016
A group of villagers sit on the ground under a tree during a CATCH screening camp in Mozambique.

WHO global action plan: slowly but surely…

We ensure all our projects have an advocacy component, providing an opportunity for us to explore systemic and structural challenges that impact our work.

Edwinah Orowe, October 2016
An audience is looking forward in a lecture room.

Hear my Voice report launch: a huge success

Sightsavers Tanzania organised an advocacy event to launch the report ‘Hear My Voice: old age and disability are not a curse’.

Sightsavers, October 2016
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Sightsavers at the 2016 party conferences

Gaining insights at the 2016 Labour and Conservative party conferences.

James Hallwood, October 2016
Eye examinations taking place in an office.

Localising the ‘leave no one behind’ promise in Zimbabwe

The world has agreed on 17 goals that can propel the world to the next level. But the next 15 years will have to be filled with action.

Peter Bare, October 2016
A group of peer researchers and speakers gather at the launch of the report on Voices of the Marginalised in Tanzania.

Tanzania ‘Voices of the Marginalised’ launch: not long to go

Speakers will talk about the importance of improving quality of life and access to services for older people, and those with disabilities.

Marion Steff, September 2016
Hauwa'u Makada sits on the floor waiting for trichasis surgery with her brothers. Her wheelchair is nearby.

NTDs and inclusion: the importance of community participation

Sightsavers is committed to ensuring all our health programmes, including those to treat neglected tropical diseases, reach the most marginalised people.

Sightsavers, September 2016
Two Lord Mayors and two Sightsavers volunteers standing together in front of a Sightsavers stall.

A day campaigning at Big John’s Mela

On Sunday 31 July, two of our campaign volunteers, Alicia O’Brien and Prithpal Singh Rathore, hosted a stand at Big John’s Birmingham Mela.

Sightsavers, September 2016
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