International Development Minister Baroness Northover announced that the UK government will double the amount raised by Sightsavers' latest appeal.
Sightsavers’ Pakistan Country Office developed a five-year project on child eye health in slum areas of Karachi, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Multan and Faisalabad.
The Kenya Eye Programme 2009-2013 was part of an eye health programme that began in the 1990s to introduce eye health services throughout Kenya.
A report detailing how improving eye health and reducing blindness is achievable, cost-effective and contributes significantly to poverty reduction.
A Sightsavers initiative outlining objectives to eliminate trachoma, which, according to the International Coalition for Trachoma Control, affects at least 110 million people living in areas where trachoma is endemic.