Kareen Atekem's work on a new project to help control and eliminate two neglected tropical diseases has been recognised by the NTD Innovation Prize competition.
The Prime Minister of Mali has signed the new social decree into law, which promises to improve the lives of people with disabilities and make it possible for people to claim their rights.
The app enables users to support Sightsavers by donating virtual ‘coins’ every time they use their bank card.
Rasak was selected for his work tackling the barriers faced by people with disabilities as part of the Inclusion Works programme in Nigeria.
As the Global Education Summit began in London this week, Sightsavers renewed its pressure on global leaders to ensure children with disabilities can receive an education.
The initiative, which promotes the UN’s Global Goals, will donate £1 from every purchase to fund Sightsavers' work on river blindness.
Sightsavers' director of policy and programme strategy, Dom Haslam, responds to the "devastating" outcome of the vote to keep the budget for international development at 0.5% of national income.
Sierra Leone has become the 50th country to be surveyed for trachoma as part of the initiative, with one person being examined for trachoma every 26 seconds since the surveys began in 2012.
Getrude has been recognised at the World Blindness Summit 2021 for her work in social inclusion and disability rights.