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Media centre

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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Keep up to date

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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 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.
Read about our awards

Read all our latest news stories

News and blogs

News and press releases

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Senegal launches action plan to collect high-quality inclusive data

The initiative outlines the steps needed to ensure that people with disabilities are represented in official data, which will inform the government’s planning and monitoring.

December 2022
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In 2022, thanks to you…

It’s been another amazing year where we’ve been able to protect sight, fight disease and empower people with disabilities. Here, we share our highlights, all made possible by you.

December 2022
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Sightsavers awarded grant to fight neglected tropical diseases in Guinea-Bissau

The Astellas Global Health Foundation is giving US$536,700 to help combat river blindness, lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis and intestinal worms.

December 2022
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Sightsavers wins Zero Project award for work on political participation

The prize was awarded for our inclusion project which promotes the rights of people with disabilities to participate in civic and political life in Cameroon and Senegal.

December 2022
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Sightsavers launches campaign to ratify African disability rights treaty

The African Disability Protocol (ADP) addresses disability rights issues specific to people with disabilities living in African countries.

October 2022
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Sightsavers director rewarded for his work on neglected tropical diseases

Sightsavers’ Simon Bush has received a lifetime achievement award for his work on river blindness, and has been named president of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

October 2022