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Simon Bush.

Sightsavers director rewarded for his work on neglected tropical diseases

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.

October 2022
Arthur from Liberia wearing his new glasses.

Sightsavers partners with Dime Optics to protect sight worldwide

Every time someone buys a pair of glasses from Dime Optics, their purchase will help support Sightsavers’ eye health work.

October 2022
Vainesi smiles and claps outside her home in Malawi.

Trachoma is eliminated in Malawi

Malawi has become the first country in southern Africa to eliminate the infectious eye disease trachoma, as confirmed by the World Health Organization.

September 2022
The Queen smiles as she greets staff.

Sightsavers pays tribute to Her Majesty the Queen

We are so very grateful and privileged to have had Her Majesty’s patronage, and we offer our condolences to the royal family and all those closest to her.

September 2022
Ophthalmic nurse Suraju helps a young girl wash her hands using water from a teapot.

Sightsavers and RSTMH host learning event on major tropical disease programme

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.

September 2022
A group of young children playing on a climbing frame outside a school

#DoYourHomework campaign aims to transform inclusive education

The global campaign calls on leaders attending the UN’s Transforming Education Summit to take urgent action on inclusive education.

September 2022
Richard Porter.

Dick Porter: former Sightsavers CEO was “a friend and mentor to so many”

During his 11 years at Sightsavers, Dick transformed the organisation and mentored many people who went on to leadership positions across the sector.

August 2022
Sightsavers CEO Caroline Harper smiles alongside two colleagues. She's holding a pen. In the background are some brightly lit skyscrapers.

Sightsavers pledges at least US$25 million to help beat neglected tropical diseases

The funding, which will be spent between now and 2025, will help to protect millions of people from the harmful effects of NTDs.

June 2022
Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame speaking into a microphone.

Sightsavers’ Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame re-elected to UN disability committee

Gertrude, who was nominated by the government of Ghana, was elected alongside five other women and will serve on the committee until 2026.

June 2022
A man with a bandage over his right eye smiles for a photo with his young grandson.

Who is Hussain fundraises for Sightsavers at half-marathon

The charitable foundation is raising £35,000 for Sightsavers’ work in Pakistan through its Sprint for Sight campaign.

May 2022
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