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Sightsavers President HRH Princess Alexandra at the Neglected Tropical Diseases NGDO Network (NNN) conference partnership reception

Princess Alexandra visits Washington for NTDs conference

Sightsavers President HRH Princess Alexandra was at the Neglected Tropical Diseases NGDO Network to celebrate the progress made in the treatment of NTDs.

October 2016
Anwar and his mother

Sightsavers staff head to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro

After eleven weeks of hectic preparation, fundraising and training, we are finally off to Tanzania for what is sure to be an unforgettable adventure.

Sightsavers, July 2016
From right to left Dr Astrid Bonfield CBE (Chief Executive The Trust), Prof Eka Braide (Co-Chair Nigerian NTD Steering Committee also member of Sightsavers board of trustee) and Dr Sunday Isiyaku (Sightsavers Country Director) at the lunch meeting.

Event marks progress towards eliminating neglected tropical diseases in Nigeria

An event was hosted on 10 May an event to celebrate the progress made towards meeting the Neglected Tropical Disease elimination global targets in Nigeria.

May 2016
A close up photo of a lady having her examined by someone wearing white latex gloves.

Partnership and progress – building systems to achieve neglected tropical disease elimination

Progress has been made in the fight against neglected tropical diseases, but the community has a challenge ahead if it is to meet targets. What can be done?

Helen Hamilton, May 2016

Research sleuths: how we investigate blips in our NTD elimination projects

How do we react when outcomes aren’t what we expect? The mystery of Cameroon’s Western Region sheds light on the process. 

Sarah Bartlett, April 2016

Elimination of blinding trachoma in Guinea Bissau: 2013-2015

An evaluation of a three-year phase (2013-2015) of a long-term SAFE intervention to eliminate trachoma in Guinea-Bissau.

A family group standing together.

Health heroes: the women working to eliminate NTDs

What do Evodia, Abena and Mariama all have in common? They’re three of the millions of women in the fight against infectious diseases of poverty.

Helen Hamilton, March 2016
A child in Senegal holds antibiotic tablets in his hand.

Global Trachoma Mapping Project (GTMP): end-of-project evaluation

The aim of the three-year GTMP was to map the prevalence of trachoma using smartphones, across all endemic areas worldwide.

A man looks into a eye testing machine.

UNITED programme: mid-term evaluation

This evaluation assesses the performance of the Northern Nigeria Integrated NTDs Control (UNITED) programme to see if objectives are being met.

An eye health worker looks at his mobile phone.

A brave new world of data

The Global Trachoma Mapping Project showed that public health can benefit from technology and standardisation to cut costs and respond to local needs.

Sarah Bartlett, February 2016
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