More than 20,000 people are to be screened in the first surveys since NTD programmes were put on hold because of COVID-19.
Sightsavers’ director for programme operations, Joy Shu’aibu, has been named an Inspiring Communicator for 2020.
Five women have been elected to the UN CRPD committee, answering Sightsavers’ Equal World campaign call for more diversity and gender equality.
The charity evaluator has once again praised Sightsavers’ deworming programmes in Africa for their cost-effectiveness and transparency.
Sightsavers’ director of neglected tropical diseases, Simon Bush, has joined a new international COVID-19 task force set up by The Lancet.
A selection of Sightsavers river blindness photographs featured as part of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) conference.
The report highlights the progress made since the strategy was published and shows the key lessons that have been learnt during that time.
When COVID-19 forced Sightsavers and partners to pause some NTD programmes in Africa, we worked quickly to adapt and restart them as quickly and safely as possible.