Sightsavers’ Julie Jenner meets the teachers and students who are fighting disease and preventing blindness by teaching children about good hygiene to stop the spread of trachoma.
In Cameroon there are laws protecting the rights of people with disabilities, including the right to vote. Yet many still struggle to access the ballot box.
Aliyu A-Umar, a former trachoma surgeon in northern Nigeria, has an inspiring way of making people feel more at ease about eye care: a screening session cleverly disguised as a party.
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In this video, 13-year-old student Charles, from Meru County in Kenya, tells us about eye disease trachoma and how he and his family have learned to prevent it in their community.