A decade ago, Turkana had the highest prevalence of trachoma of any county. Now thanks to eye health workers like Elizabeth, the number of cases have been severely reduced.
Ekeno was experiencing terrible pain in her eyes until her neighbour Susan, a Sightsavers-trained community worker, was able to get her the help she needed.
Sightsavers’ new research uptake and learning advisors share their efforts to make sure our research makes a real difference to the lives of people across the world.
Astronights gives children a fun opportunity to learn more about Sightsavers and our work.
Our sight-saving work in rural Kenya was featured in BBC coverage for World NTD Day 2020.
The first World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day on 30 January 2020 kicked off a year of decisive action on NTDs.
On 30 January, Sightsavers joined in celebrations for the first ever World NTD Day around the world.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo may have the highest burdens of neglected tropical diseases, but people on the ground are working to protect communities.
Sightsavers will join the free Science Museum Lates event on 29 January, where visitors can try their hand at 'eliminating' tropical diseases.