A team of more than 4,000 volunteers, most of them women, went door to door through 273 remote villages to distribute medication to treat the potentially blinding disease.
Sightsavers and five other organisations have issued an open letter that aims to put pressure on Commonwealth governments, ahead of next week's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London.
A call for better gender representation and geographical spread in the United Nations disability committee has seen 17 women from six continents put forward for election in 2018.
During her talk in Vancouver on 11 April, Caroline Harper urged philanthropists to support the newly launched Audacious Project, which could help to eliminate the disease.
To mark World Health Day on Saturday 7 April, Sightsavers is celebrating work being done to eliminate trachoma – a huge success story in global health.
More than 3,300 NGOs applied for the HCL Grant, which supports organisations that help to transform rural India through sustainable development.
Six leading organisations have come together under the banner ‘Vision for the Commonwealth’ to ask Commonwealth leaders to bring eye care to all.
The weekly programme, called ‘Shopno Dekhe Chokh’ (‘Eyes See the Dream’), tells the stories of people whose vision has been restored in Bangladesh.
The Right Rev Richard Chartres visited the Iganga district in the east of the country, where he saw work taking place to eliminate the blinding disease.