One year after it was exhibited, Sightsavers’ innovative photography exhibition BLINK has won another prestigious award.
Neglected tropical disease programmes need to focus on people, not just count disease prevalence, say Sightsavers researchers.
The Accelerate programme has reached the end of a year like no other. Through a global pandemic, we’ve innovated and adapted our trachoma work to keep on track.
More than 20,000 people are to be screened in the first surveys since NTD programmes were put on hold because of COVID-19.
Sightsavers’ director for programme operations, Joy Shu’aibu, has been named an Inspiring Communicator for 2020.
Five women have been elected to the UN CRPD committee, answering Sightsavers’ Equal World campaign call for more diversity and gender equality.
The charity evaluator has once again praised Sightsavers’ deworming programmes in Africa for their cost-effectiveness and transparency.
Sightsavers’ director of neglected tropical diseases, Simon Bush, has joined a new international COVID-19 task force set up by The Lancet.
Sightsavers welcomes WHO’s new NTD 2030 road map, which sets out global targets and milestones for 2030 in order to prevent, control, eliminate and eradicate a diverse set of 20 diseases and disease groups.
A selection of Sightsavers river blindness photographs featured as part of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) conference.