The Global Trachoma Mapping Project, which aims to find out where trachoma is most prevalent, is poised to hit its two-year target nine months early.
The government has announced it will set out its commitment to ensuring that all people with disabilities living in developing countries will have a voice.
The government was today expected to make its decision on whether to prioritise people with disabilities in global aid, but the outcome won’t be announced immediately.
The government will decide whether to follow the recommendations from cross-party MPs to make people with disabilities a priority for global aid.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has stated that it is vital for children with disabilities to access education.
The World Health Assembly has committed to an action plan that aims to secure better health for people with disabilities.