Five years ago I was one of the people that gathered together in London in a groundbreaking meeting to talk about neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
Art students in Bhopal painted striking murals along the wall of a hospital to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
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.
Ambrose Murangira is Executive Director of the Ugandan National Association of the Deaf and a passionate disability activist.
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.
Speakers will talk about the importance of improving quality of life and access to services for older people, and those with disabilities.