The diamond retailer will donate a percentage of every purchase to Sightsavers, in time for a sparkling Valentine’s Day later this month.
Research published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases says distributing medication on a large scale in urban areas may not be the most effective solution.
The Cameroon Cataract Development Impact Loan will provide up to 18,000 cataract operations in the country over the next five years.
African heads of state have agreed to add neglected tropical diseases to their annual scorecard on disease progress, a move described as a “game changer”.
Sightsavers has welcomed a speech made by International Development Secretary Priti Patel, which set out her priorities for UK development.
Sightsavers has been chosen as one of three charity partners to be part of Specsavers’ new online staff induction.
Dr Harper has been appointed a CBE in recognition of her services to people with visual impairments around the world.
On Channel 4’s Unreported World TV presenter and wheelchair basketball player Ade Adepitan saw the impact of Sightsavers-supported cataract operations.
William C Campbell and Satoshi Omura discovered a group of compounds known as avermectins, used to treat and prevent river blindness.