Sightsavers is sad to learn of the death of disability rights activist Judith Heumann, who was often referred to as the ‘mother of the disability rights movement’.
During his 11 years at Sightsavers, Dick transformed the organisation and mentored many people who went on to leadership positions across the sector.
Sightsavers has sent a message of sympathy to the Queen following the recent death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.
Sightsavers is saddened to hear of the death of Dr Ramachandra Pararajasegaram, vice-president and former long term trustee of the organisation.
Professor Hawking, one of the world's greatest scientists, will be remembered for advancing our understanding of the universe and how it came to be.
Sir Nicholas Fenn, who died on 18 September 2016, was a dedicated advocate and staunch supporter of Sightsavers.
Sightsavers was shocked and saddened to hear the news of the sudden death of Professor Brien Holden, a global leader in eye care and vision research.