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For information, interviews, quality photos, broadcast footage, case studies or statistics, contact our media team:
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+44 (0)1444 446 637

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General enquiries

The press office is only able to deal with enquiries from the media.
If you have a non-media enquiry, please contact Sightsavers’ general switchboard on +44 (0)1444 446 600 to speak to our Supporter Care team.

Urgent media enquiries

For media enquiries outside normal office hours, call +44 (0)7877 283 176.

Head of media

Katya Mira
+44 (0)1444 446 677
[email protected]

NTDs

Joanna Glyde
+44 (0)1444 275 146
[email protected]

Inclusion

Tessa Pope
+44 (0)1444 446 741
[email protected]

Eye health

Jenny Murray-Cox
+44 (0)1444 275 150
[email protected]

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Sightsavers is proud to have the support of a number of celebrities who give their time to help us promote our life-changing work.
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Industry recognition

We consistently achieve high performance ratings from the UK government, and have been named one of US evaluator GiveWell‘s ‘top charities’. Sightsavers and GiveWell

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News and press releases

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Spectrum Markets helps children in Nigeria get creative for World Children’s Day

Students in Kaduna State celebrated by creating colourful drawings using art materials donated by Sightsavers’ corporate partner.

November 2021
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Sightsavers and GLIDE pioneer new ways to fight river blindness

The partnership will test innovative ways to collect and analyse the flies that spread the disease.

November 2021
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Equal World campaign launches Global Disability Summit petition

The Equal World petition calls on global decision-makers to attend the Global Disability Summit and make ambitious inclusion commitments.

November 2021
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First cross-border treatments for trachoma are distributed in Kenya and Uganda

On 21 October 2021, teams in key districts on both sides of the Kenyan-Ugandan border began a mass drug distribution campaign to fight the disease.

November 2021
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World Sight Day: Sightsavers calls for urgent action on global eye health

Sightsavers is marking World Sight Day on 14 October by highlighting that the number of people worldwide who are blind could reach 115 million by 2050.

October 2021
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Research shows ‘shocking’ exclusion of people with disabilities during pandemic

The research, part of the Inclusive Futures initiative, found many people with disabilities were unable to get help with food, medicine and other relief efforts.

September 2021

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