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For information, interviews, quality photos, broadcast footage, case studies or statistics, contact our media team:
[email protected]
+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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Follow Sightsavers on Twitter @Sightsavers and @Sightsavers_Pol for the latest news announcements, coverage and highlights of our work.

Celebrity supporters

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

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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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Awards and honours

We’re delighted to be rewarded for our work, and hope it helps our supporters feel confident that we’re spending our funds wisely.
Read about our awards

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News and blogs

News and press releases

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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
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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
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WHO guide aims to help countries tackle global eye care crisis

The guide provides a framework and technical tools to help countries prioritise eye health issues and deliver high-quality, inclusive eye care services.

May 2022
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Sightsavers and International Disability Alliance join in $1 million partnership

The unrestricted grant will help to advance disability rights worldwide, enabling the IDA to increase its advocacy work, provide technical assistance and support people with disabilities.

April 2022
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Sightsavers publishes new eye health research in partnership with RSTMH

The research supplement highlights how non-governmental organisations such as Sightsavers can generate high-quality evidence through their programmes.

April 2022
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Sightsavers films win gold and bronze awards at charity film gala

Two Sightsavers films about inclusive education and trachoma have won awards at the fifth Charity Film Awards, which celebrate the best films in the sector.

March 2022