We have a lot of work ahead of us to ensure that no one is left behind, but if we can eliminate one NTD, we can then focus on eliminating the others.
Sightsavers has identified focus areas for influencing the government and donor agencies to protect people with disabilities from the adverse impacts of COVID-19.
As part of the SDGs implementation project in India, an innovative disability inclusion scorecard was created that has led to remarkable results.
We've made great progress towards a disability-inclusive society - the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals is a chance to further this agenda.
Kareen Atekem reflects on the challenges and opportunities in reaching Cameroon’s nomadic populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 meant pausing neglected tropical disease (NTD) treatments worldwide. Ron Bannerman, director of Ascend West and Central Africa, explains how Sightsavers and partners found a way of using their expertise to help countries combat the pandemic while preserving the gains made in their fight against NTDs.
In the context of COVID-19, Sightsavers’ new lead on behaviour change communication introduces her work and explains why behaviour change is so crucial to our mission.
Cataract surgical rate only measures quantity of services, and quality remains neglected. This raises questions that need addressing.
Many people with disabilities work in the informal sector. Unless they can leave their house every day, they struggle to meet their basic needs. For them, the situation is dire.