DONATE

News

Majidul having a cateract operation in Bangladesh

Sightsavers operation features in BBC video

A clip of seven-year-old Majidul having sight-saving surgery in Bangladesh is featured in a new video from BBC Worldwide’s Brit Lab channel on YouTube.

February 2017
A group of community-directed distributors from Zamfara State, Nigeria.

Sightsavers celebrates progress against neglected tropical diseases

Sightsavers has joined its partners to celebrate the progress made towards beating some of the world’s most painful and blinding diseases.

February 2017
A woman is treated for trachoma

Conrad Hilton funding helps bring Mali closer to eliminating trachoma

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has boosted commitment to tackling neglected tropical diseases with new grants to help wipe out trachoma in Mali and Niger.

January 2017
Guests at the golden jubilee gala

India celebrates 50 successful years in eye health

Sightsavers India has celebrated 50 years of successful achievements with a golden jubilee gala to showcase its pioneering work.

January 2017

A tribute to Sir Nicholas Fenn

Sir Nicholas Fenn, who died on 18 September 2016, was a dedicated advocate and staunch supporter of Sightsavers.

September 2016
Screenshot of Specsavers' online induction

Specsavers chooses Sightsavers as charity partner for new induction scheme

Sightsavers has been chosen as one of three charity partners to be part of Specsavers’ new online staff induction.

February 2016
Caroline Harper.

Sightsavers’ Caroline Harper named in New Year Honours

Dr Harper has been appointed a CBE in recognition of her services to people with visual impairments around the world.

December 2015
TV presenter and wheelchair basketball player Ade Adepitan with a group of people

Sightsavers on Channel 4’s Unreported World with Ade Adepitan

On Channel 4’s Unreported World TV presenter and wheelchair basketball player Ade Adepitan saw the impact of Sightsavers-supported cataract operations.

October 2015
A photo of two hands. In one hand there are three tablets.

Scientists win Nobel prize for river blindness discovery

William C Campbell and Satoshi Omura discovered a group of compounds known as avermectins, used to treat and prevent river blindness.

October 2015
A girl in class reading braille.

Disability and the SDGs: from words to action

World governments will meet at the United Nations General Assembly this weekend, and a key item on their agenda is the Sustainable Development Goals.

September 2015
1 27 28 29 30 31
Prev Next