Sightsavers has joined its partners to celebrate the progress made towards beating some of the world’s most painful and blinding diseases.
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.
Sightsavers India has celebrated 50 years of successful achievements with a golden jubilee gala to showcase its pioneering work.
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.