Eye health

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Sightsavers launches vision survey to mark World Sight Day

For World Sight Day, Sightsavers is conducting a sight survey to find out how supporters feel about their sight, and what sort of value they put on it.

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Scientists win Nobel prize for river blindness discovery

Scientists William C Campbell and Satoshi Omura – who together discovered a drug avermectin – have been awarded the Nobel prize for medicine.

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Raise a pound for Sightsavers with a click

Got a few seconds spare? You can support Sightsavers with the click of a mouse thanks to US eyewear licensing brand Marchon’s new promotion.

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Support Sightsavers and win a pair of Byrogue sunglasses

Luxury sunglasses brand Byrogue is launching a new range of sunglasses, and a partnership with Sightsavers giving you a chance to win a pair.

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Disability and data: how we can make progress

At an International Disability Alliance meeting in New York, Sightsavers’ Dominic Haslam shared our experience of collecting data disaggregated by disability.

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United Nations General Assembly 2015

Sightsavers' policy team is attending the UNGA to witness the agreement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Sunglasses partnership helps to raise money for Sightsavers

Canadian sunglasses brand Bôhten will donate US$5 to Sightsavers for every pair of its glasses bought online.

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UK government will double your donations before 15 December

The UK government has pledged to match donations to Sightsavers made by the UK public between 15 September and 15 December.

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Actor Eoin Macken sees our work in action

Irish actor Eoin Macken recently travelled to Mozambique with Sightsavers to make a documentary about our work treating people with cataracts.

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Joanna Lumley takes to the trading floor for Sightsavers

Sightsavers ambassador Joanna Lumley turned her hand to financial trading today to help raise funds for us as part of the BGC Partners annual charity day.

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