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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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Our 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.
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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.
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News and press releases

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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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Sightsavers researcher wins recognition for innovative NTD project

Kareen Atekem's work on a new project to help control and eliminate two neglected tropical diseases has been recognised by the NTD Innovation Prize competition.

September 2021
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Mali passes new law to protect the rights of people with disabilities

The Prime Minister of Mali has signed the new social decree into law, which promises to improve the lives of people with disabilities and make it possible for people to claim their rights.

September 2021
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Ethical banking app Novus helps to prevent blindness

The app enables users to support Sightsavers by donating virtual ‘coins’ every time they use their bank card.

August 2021
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Sightsavers Nigeria’s Rasak Adekoya becomes One Young World ambassador

Rasak was selected for his work tackling the barriers faced by people with disabilities as part of the Inclusion Works programme in Nigeria.

August 2021
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‘Don’t fail us’: Sightsavers calls on leaders to address the global learning crisis

As the Global Education Summit began in London this week, Sightsavers renewed its pressure on global leaders to ensure children with disabilities can receive an education.

July 2021

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