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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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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’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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WHO passes resolution urging countries to prioritise eye health

The World Health Organization passed a Resolution on The World Report on Vision in an effort to reach the 1 billion people worldwide who do not have access to vital eye care services.

August 2020
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New website showcases innovation and research for a disability-inclusive future

Inclusive Futures, a consortium of 16 global partner organisations advocating for disability inclusion, launched its new website on 20 July.

July 2020
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Marking the two-year anniversary of the Global Disability Summit

In 2018 the UK and Kenya co-hosted the first-ever global disability summit. We look back at what has been achieved in the two years since.

July 2020
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Equal World campaign hands COVID-19 disability rights petition to UN

Sightsavers’ Equal World campaign has handed in a 25,276-signature petition to the UN and its member states, calling for the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic to be inclusive of disability rights.

July 2020
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How a simple tool could be used in response to COVID-19

This innovative tool, used in neglected tropical disease programmes, could be important in the response to COVID-19 in Africa.

July 2020
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Sightsavers contributes to Global Education Monitoring Report

A Sightsavers report on education for children with visual impairments in sub-Saharan Africa has been published as a background paper to the 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report.

July 2020

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