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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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Keep up to date

Gabriel, a community-directed distributor in Nigeria, distributes medication to combat neglected tropical diseases.

You can also follow the media team’s Twitter profile @SightsaversNews for the latest news announcements, coverage and highlights of our work.

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.
Meet our celebrity supporters

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Industry recognition

We’re one of nine charities ranked as ‘high performance‘ by DFID in the UK, 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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Sightsavers are runners up for two global development awards

A pioneer in disease elimination and a groundbreaking project to make workplaces more inclusive have been recognised by the prestigious Bond awards.

March 2020
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Interviews shine a spotlight on how a blinding disease is being eliminated

Sightsavers experts have highlighted progress being made on river blindness in two media interviews.

March 2020
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COVID-19: a note from Global CEO Caroline Harper

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, Sightsavers would like to reassure supporters that we are monitoring the situation closely, and doing what we can to protect our staff and the communities in all the countries where we work.

March 2020
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Sightsavers celebrates 'Keep Sight' this World Glaucoma Week

This World Glaucoma Week Sightsavers is celebrating the launch of an ambitious partnership which tackles one of the world’s leading causes of blindness.

March 2020
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Sightsavers calls for more women on UN disability committee

The committee, which monitors implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, currently has six women and twelve men.

March 2020
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Sunetra Sarker joins Sightsavers in India to visit eye screenings of truck drivers

Award-winning actress Sunetra Sarker visited long-distance truckers in India to understand how poor eyesight might be affecting their lives and work.

February 2020

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