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Draft SDGs document promises to leave no one behind

The Discussion Document for Declaration, drafted in New York last week, states: “Poverty eradication is the greatest global challenge facing our world... No one will be left behind.”

February 2015
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Experts convene in London to discuss how to eliminate NTDs

Experts from the health, pharmaceutical and NGO sectors joined a round-table event in London to discuss working together to eliminate NTDs.

February 2015
Surgeon, Boubacar Fomb, leans over and examines a lady, Assetou Diakite, using a light, shining into her eye. The surgeon is wearing green and the patient is wearing a matching red top and headscarf.

WHO says global plans to eliminate NTDs will cost $750 million a year

The WHO report also looks at a wider campaign for universal health coverage, making sure everyone who needs healthcare can access it affordably.

February 2015
Anuradha Pareek.

Disability campaigner elected to local government in Bikaner, India

Anuradha Pareek, who featured in our Framing Perceptions photo exhibition, has been elected to local government in Bikaner, India.

February 2015
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Take up a fundraising challenge for Sightsavers

There’s still plenty of opportunity to set yourself a challenge and raise money to change lives.

February 2015
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Recommendations to the UN Session on the Post-2015 Political Declaration

Sightsavers has welcomed the UN Discussion Document for Declaration last week at the UN during the Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations.

February 2015
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Your last chance to sign up for the London Marathon

Daniel Cooper is running the London Marathon for Sightsavers, and he wants you to join him – but there’s only six days left to sign up.

January 2015
A woman lies with her eye open while a health worker puts eye drops into her eye.

Bill and Melinda Gates: trachoma and river blindness will be eliminated by 2030

Bill and Melinda Gates have said that by 2030, diseases including trachoma and river blindness will be consigned to the history books.

January 2015
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Aid match boosts appeal total to £9.7 million so far

Sightsavers’ A Million Miracles appeal, which aims to provide a million sight-saving surgeries in three years, has raised more than £4.8 million.

January 2015
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Ed Miliband tells students: ‘Campaigns change the world’

Sightsavers’ call to world leaders to end inequality for marginalised people was echoed by Ed Miliband at a speech given to young people in London.

January 2015
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