Dr Jalikatu Mustapha trained with Sightsavers between 2012 and 2016, becoming the only female ophthalmologist in the country.
Sightsavers’ education, research and policy teams will join the global education community at the UKFIET international education conference on 12-14 September in Oxford, UK.
The Equality Impact Assessment, published by the FCDO, shows the devastating impact of the cuts to the UK's official development assistance on the most marginalised people, including people with disabilities.
The visual technology company will be donating £10,000 each year towards Sightsavers’ work to help protect sight and fight for disability rights in Africa and Asia.
The eco-friendly jewellery brand has launched a range of sunglasses chains that will be helping to support Sightsavers’ eye health work worldwide.
The conference, taking place in Kigali on 17-20 July 2023, is one of the world’s largest multi-sector events to advance gender equality.
Benin and Ghana, two of the countries where Sightsavers works, have been recognised for their success in wiping out several diseases that are prevalent in poor and marginalised communities.
Sightsavers has partnered with the Fred Hollows Foundation and PlenOptika to pilot a new vision care strategy that aims to revolutionise eye care worldwide.
Both countries’ achievements have been validated by the World Health Organization, meaning they join a growing list of countries to have banished the disease.