We end 2019 on a tide of political momentum and optimism that health for all is achievable. In 2020, this must be translated into action in national contexts.
Sightsavers CEO Dr Caroline Harper thanks all the philanthropists who have made the decision to support our work, helping us to fulfil our mission.
Following simple steps can help decision-makers and donors to improve the system further, helping millions of people in need of eye care services in rural areas.
Sightsavers' Sarah Bartlett explains how technology – in various forms – helps us to keep track of the complex logistics involved with large trachoma treatment campaigns.
Our research shows that a lack of education and financial resources, social stigma and inaccessible physical infrastructure mean fewer people with disabilities are participating in politics in Africa.
A lot of people with disabilities grow up not knowing that they have the same right to education and employment as everyone else – we need to change this. My message to other people with disabilities is: We Can.
Sightsavers’ research, which involves testing mosquitoes for signs of the disease, can help us to ensure treatment is directed where it’s needed most.
At the heart of universal health care is equity, and a key question any country must ask when making roadmaps for UHC is who to include first.