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For information, interviews, quality photographs, 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 the general switchboard on +44 (0)1444 446 600.

Policy

Maria Fsadni
Senior Media and PR Officer
+44 (0)1444 446 677
[email protected]

Celebrity

Jo Jones
Head of Global Events
+44 (0)1444 446 727
[email protected]

Consumer

Tessa Pope
Media and PR Officer
+44 (0)1444 446 741
[email protected]

Neglected tropical diseases

Katya Mira
Head of Media (Acting)
+44 (0)1444 446 677
[email protected]

Urgent enquiries

For enquiries outside normal office hours,
call +44 (0)7877 283176

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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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News and press releases

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Transform your idea into a life-changing project to fight NTDs

The Ascend Learning and Innovation Fund is funding projects to accelerate the control and elimination efforts of neglected tropical diseases.

October 2020
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Sightsavers' Equal World campaign wins Third Sector award

Sightsavers' innovative campaign app allowed staff in programme countries to collect petition signatures from people living in areas without internet coverage.

October 2020
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Three Sightsavers nominees win IAPB awards

The accolades, from the the International Association and Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), recognise and celebrate young and upcoming staff and volunteers within the eye health sector.

October 2020
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Trachoma treatments resume in Nigeria after COVID-19 lockdown

Nigeria is the first Sightsavers-supported country to resume treatments for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) since April due to COVID-19.

September 2020
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Commonwealth Fund protects 10 million people from trachoma

Sightsavers and partners delivered 11.7 million trachoma treatments and carried out nearly 32,000 trichiasis surgeries in two years under the Commonwealth Fund.

September 2020
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Health programme exceeds several first-year targets

A Sightsavers-led programme in Africa has surpassed several of its first-year targets as it delivers more than 127 million drug treatments for five debilitating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

September 2020

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