Sightsavers’ Simon Bush has received a lifetime achievement award for his work on river blindness, and has been named president of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Every time someone buys a pair of glasses from Dime Optics, their purchase will help support Sightsavers’ eye health work.
Sightsavers and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene are hosting an event with experts from the Ascend West and Central Africa programme to share key learnings.
The global campaign calls on leaders attending the UN’s Transforming Education Summit to take urgent action on inclusive education.
During his 11 years at Sightsavers, Dick transformed the organisation and mentored many people who went on to leadership positions across the sector.
The funding, which will be spent between now and 2025, will help to protect millions of people from the harmful effects of NTDs.
Gertrude, who was nominated by the government of Ghana, was elected alongside five other women and will serve on the committee until 2026.
The charitable foundation is raising £35,000 for Sightsavers’ work in Pakistan through its Sprint for Sight campaign.