In three years, Sightsavers’ Accelerate programme has supported governments in 12 countries to provide eye surgery to 37,000 people.
People in Nigeria with diseases affecting the skin have shared their photos as part of a research project into how these conditions can be better managed.
Sightsavers directors Balla Musa and Phil Downs reflect on what this achievement means for The Gambia, and how other countries can learn from the experience.
As The Gambia becomes the second country in sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate the disease, four people tell their stories about reaching this life-changing goal.
Sightsavers received the Mass Media Award and the Photo Award from the International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ISNTD).
Distributing neglected tropical disease (NTD) preventative treatments in Africa can teach us a lot about rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine.
On 30 January 2021, Sightsavers joined global celebrations to mark the fight against neglected tropical diseases.
The road map lays out the World Health Organization's strategic and programmatic response to NTDs in the next decade.