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For media enquiries, including quotes, press releases, interview requests, photos, case studies and 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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Supporters and awards

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 are proud to be leaders in our field with more than 70 years of experience.

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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 blogs

News and press releases

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Sightsavers and RSTMH extend research partnership

The organisations will publish two further collections of research papers in the journal International Health, focusing on river blindness and general research work.

May 2024
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Sightsavers joins WHO initiative to improve access to spectacles

SPECS 2030 aims to tackle the world’s biggest cause of visual impairment by improving global access to eye care.

May 2024
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Sightsavers responds to report into FCDO’s work on disability inclusion

A report on the UK government’s development strategy and how inclusive it is of people with disabilities was published on Thursday 4 April.

April 2024
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Sightsavers’ Accelerate programme gets US$36.5 million funding boost to banish trachoma

The extra funding from international donors will help speed up the elimination of trachoma in Africa by expanding and extending the programme.

March 2024
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Sightsavers at the CIES education conference 2024

We're attending the conference in Miami on 6-14 March to share Sightsavers’ expertise, engage with the education community and explore how we can help to transform inclusive education.

March 2024
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Sightsavers to exhibit at UK’s largest optical event

Sightsavers is at the 100% Optical conference in London on 24-26 February, to raise awareness about avoidable blindness and invite eye health professionals to help protect sight worldwide.

February 2024