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.”
Experts from the health, pharmaceutical and NGO sectors joined a round-table event in London to discuss working together to eliminate NTDs.
The WHO report also looks at a wider campaign for universal health coverage, making sure everyone who needs healthcare can access it affordably.
Anuradha Pareek, who featured in our Framing Perceptions photo exhibition, has been elected to local government in Bikaner, India.
Sightsavers has welcomed the UN Discussion Document for Declaration last week at the UN during the Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations.
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.
Bill and Melinda Gates have said that by 2030, diseases including trachoma and river blindness will be consigned to the history books.
Sightsavers’ A Million Miracles appeal, which aims to provide a million sight-saving surgeries in three years, has raised more than £4.8 million.
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.