More than 6,300 people have had cataract operations in the past three years at Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute, with safety protocols enabling work to continue during the pandemic.
As part of the Keep Sight project in Nigeria, eye surgeons are learning new ways to treat patients with glaucoma.
Project coordinator Magdalena Focus talks about the challenges and successes of the community inclusive eye health project in Tanzania in 2020.
Across Tanzania, six newly qualified ophthalmic assistants are putting their skills to work supporting remote eye screening camps and testing sight in local hospitals.
Three Sightsavers nominees from Tanzania have received recognition in the 2020 IAPB Vision Excellence awards.
The transgender community often experiences discrimination and can find it hard to access healthcare. Meet some of the people who benefited from a Sightsavers eye health screening aimed at marginalised groups.
As a young child, Arif had a low-cost cataract operation through Sightsavers. It changed his life, enabling him to study and thrive at school, and later to leave home and find a job.
We met healthcare professionals at an eye hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh who were trained more than a decade ago as part of the Seeing is Believing project.
We caught up with Azimunnisa, who lives in a informal urban settlement in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 11 years after her cataract operation to find out how life has changed.
As the 17-year-long Seeing is Believing project comes to an end, Imran Khan goes behind the scenes to reveal why it has made such an impact.