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Disability rights

Sisters Barikisu and Ayishetu sit outside their home with bandages covering their eyes, following their trachoma operation.
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Why universal health coverage is vital to fight extreme poverty

It is estimated that half the world still lacks access to essential health services, and that’s why Universal Health Coverage Day is so important.

Visually impaired children sitting at a classroom desk.
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Leaving fewer people behind: our progress on disability inclusion

Great progress has been made in the past five years on disability-inclusive global development, but it’s critical we don’t lose momentum.

Close-up of hands reading braille.
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Conservative peer urges UK to lead on disability-inclusive development

Lord Shinkwin has called for the UK to play an instrumental role in changing the lives of people with disabilities in the world’s poorest countries.

In Malawi, a group of students receive Early Childhood development education.
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Sightsavers welcomes DFID disability strategy

The strategy, which Sightsavers campaigned for, recognises that there has been insufficient progress on disability inclusion in global development.

A young woman wearing a plumber's overall and holding a wrench.
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Sightsavers celebrates five years of disability campaigning

On International Day of People with Disabilities, Sightsavers is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its campaign calling for disability rights.

Four women chatting on a dirt road in Uganda. One uses a white cane, one has restricted growth and one uses a wheelchair.
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The little campaign that has made a huge difference

As we celebrate the fifth anniversary of our disability rights campaign, Sightsavers’ Natasha Kennedy looks back to when it began.

A village in the Yendi region of Ghana, featuring circular mud huts and trees.
Sightsavers Reports

Ghana Disability Data Disaggregation Pilot Project: Results of Integrating Disability in to Routine Data Collection Systems

A pilot project in Ghana was established to understand how disability data may be collected in a system delivering NTD interventions. Read the report here

A grandmother is helping her young granddaughter stand.
Sightsavers Reports

Annual inclusion report 2018

The purpose of this annual report is to share learning, highlight our work on inclusion and stimulate and challenge both ourselves and our partners.

Nanny Powers stands in the street holding her voting card.
Sightsavers blog

A battle to reach the ballot box: Cameroon’s growing disability movement

As Cameroon prepares for its general election, Sightsavers Country Director Joseph Oye explains why he hopes more people with disabilities will vote.

Augusto and his grandchildren smile and wave at the camera.
Sightsavers Reports

Augusto’s story

Augusto, who had both cataracts and trachoma, struggled to get medical help because of his disability. But Sightsavers’ inclusive healthcare approach enabled him to be treated.

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