Andrea Pregel shares his experiences of planning Sightsavers’ new initiative in Nampula, which will provide free eye care to thousands of people.
By hosting a summit, the UK government is committing to making disability-inclusive development a global priority. We must make sure this political momentum is not lost.
It’s vitally important to investigate and address eye health disparities in urban areas, says Sightsavers' Guillaume Trotignon.
Many children struggle at school because of poor vision. Sightsavers’ SHIP project trained teachers to carry out eye screening, and provided glasses for children who needed them.
Trachoma is easily transmitted from person to person, so good hygiene is vital to prevent the disease spreading.
In 2013 a devastating Ebola outbreak decimated Liberia's already fragile healthcare system. Yet during this period, Sightsavers continued to operate.
Sightsavers’ Julia Strong travelled to Zambia to see how the trachoma elimination project is helping local communities and restoring people’s sight.
At the the UN’s High-Level Political Forum in New York, Sightsavers’ priority is to learn from other countries in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.
Anuradha Pareek, a disability advocate and local government councillor in Bikaner, India, delivered a speech via video to a Sightsavers event at the High-Level Political Forum in New York.