Malawi has become the first country in southern Africa to eliminate the infectious eye disease trachoma, as confirmed by the World Health Organization.
We are so very grateful and privileged to have had the Queen’s patronage, and we offer our condolences to the British royal family and all the people closest to her.
Sightsavers and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene are hosting an event with experts from the Ascend West and Central Africa programme to share key learnings.
The global campaign calls on leaders attending the UN’s Transforming Education Summit to take urgent action on inclusive education.
During his 11 years at Sightsavers, Dick transformed the organisation and mentored many people who went on to leadership positions across the sector.
The funding, which will be spent between now and 2025, will help to protect millions of people from the harmful effects of NTDs.
Gertrude, who was nominated by the government of Ghana, was elected alongside five other women and will serve on the committee until 2026.
The charitable foundation is raising £35,000 for Sightsavers’ work in Pakistan through its Sprint for Sight campaign.
The guide provides a framework and technical tools to help countries prioritise eye health issues and deliver high-quality, inclusive eye care services.
The unrestricted grant will help to advance disability rights worldwide, enabling the IDA to increase its advocacy work, provide technical assistance and support people with disabilities.