Noor, a short film about the impact of childhood visual impairment, has been selected for the ‘Best health film’ category at the Cannes World Film Festival.
Celebrity ambassador Sunetra Sarker wrote to local newspapers across Great Britain to thank Sightsavers supporters for their generosity in the fight against trachoma.
In February 2023, Sightsavers will present at the Comparative and International Education Society conference in Washington DC.
The initiative outlines the steps needed to ensure that people with disabilities are represented in official data, which will inform the government’s planning and monitoring.
The Astellas Global Health Foundation is giving US$536,700 to help combat river blindness, lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis and intestinal worms.
The prize was awarded for our inclusion project which promotes the rights of people with disabilities to participate in civic and political life in Cameroon and Senegal.
Staff at the IT services company will be raising money for Sightsavers’ eye health and disability rights work.
Students in Nigeria celebrated by taking part in a football match using sports equipment donated by one of Sightsavers’ corporate partners.
The African Disability Protocol (ADP) addresses disability rights issues specific to people with disabilities living in African countries.