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"If you have a strong livelihood or access to resources you are generally less vulnerable to the impacts of a hazard than someone who does not."
Last month, Sightsavers hosted the NNN meeting in Brighton.
This World Sight Day, Sightsavers is focusing on the global acute shortage of eye health and health workers.
Sightsavers staff travel to Cameroon to mark a milestone in the fight against river blindness: distribution of the 250 millionth Mectizan® treatment.
I travelled to Malawi to visit some of Sightsavers’ programmes. Travelling with me were two British Labour MPs – Ivan Lewis and Dame Tessa
Millions of children with disabilities are currently excluded from education opportunities because of a shortage of teachers trained to support them.
This week, GET2020, the WHO-led international Alliance for Global Elimination of Trachoma by 2020 is meeting at the World Health Organization headquarters.
This research provides a real opportunity to ensure the needs of marginalised populations are included in development initiatives such as the MDGs.
You might be wondering why World Water Day is important for Sightsavers. It's because access to clean water and sanitation aids the prevention of blindness.
Some 102 million people are at at risk from river blindness, with 99 per cent of cases in Africa.
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