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A lady smiling outside a centre in Malawi which provides physiotherapy.

More UK funding announced for disability-inclusive employment initiatives

The funding, which was announced by UK Secretary of State Penny Mordaunt, aims to address disability inclusion in developing countries.

July 2018
Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame speaking to a room full of people in Parliament.

Ministers attend Sightsavers-supported event in parliament

The Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt, joined MPs and peers to mark the upcoming Global Disability Summit.

July 2018
Speakers at the event.

Sightsavers signs up to new Inclusive Data Charter

The charter aims to make the collection of global development data more disability-inclusive. 

July 2018
A panel discussion at the National Disability Dialogue hosted by the Ugandan government.

Sightsavers Uganda takes part in national disability dialogue

The discussions in Kampala focused on how Uganda can achieve the aim of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals: to leave no one behind.

July 2018
The attendees of the summit pose for a group photo, holding boards featuring the logos of Sightsavers, UK Aid and STEP.

Charter for disability inclusion is agreed at Pakistan summit

The charter aims to make sure people with disabilities are included in the country’s social and economic development.

July 2018
Kalpesh Patel and the other fundraisers before and during their sponsored run.

Pub runners raise £2,500 to help save sight

The group of 12 friends from north London were inspired to help after hearing the story of a young mother whose sight was restored by Sightsavers.

July 2018
A group of representatives from disabled people's organisations hold up signs saying 'Make it count'.

Sightsavers co-hosts consultation on disability inclusion in Pakistan

The workshop aimed to make sure people with disabilities are included in global development plans, ahead of the first Global Disability Summit in July.

June 2018
Caroline Harper speaks at TED2018.

Trachoma talk from Sightsavers’ CEO named ‘TED of the Day’

Dr Caroline Harper's TED Talk, in which she laid out an ambitious plan to eliminate trachoma, has been chosen as the day’s top pick.

June 2018
Thomas Engels standing in front of a banner at the World Ophthalmology Congress, holding his certificate.

Sightsavers wins outstanding abstract award at World Ophthalmology Congress

The award is given to researchers based on the scientific quality of their work and is evaluated by a panel of reviewers.

June 2018
The operating theatre during cataract surgery,

Sightsavers and partners launch app to improve cataract operations

The BOOST app, which stands for Better Operative Outcomes Software Tool, helps surgeons monitor their operations so they can improve their results.

June 2018
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