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Global project updates

A river blindness mapping survey takes place Mozambique, plus news from Guinea-Bissau, Pakistan and Burkina Faso.

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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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“We put a special focus on women with disabilities and their rights.”

On international Women’s Day, Sightsavers' Asma Rashida highlights the additional prejudices women with disabilities face, and the important work of the Right to Health project.

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Celebrating the value of employees with disabilities

Rasak Adekoya shares his career story, tells us about his role helping people with disabilities secure good jobs, and what it’s like leading a film shoot as a blind person.

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“I don’t look to famous women to inspire me – I look to those I know well.”

To coincide with International Women's Day, we asked our CEO, Caroline Harper, a few questions about her career at Sightsavers. 

Caroline Harper, March 2020

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Latest from the field

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Meet the miking team, spreading the word about free eye health care

In Bangladesh, we know the best way to make sure no one is left behind is to take health information directly to their doorstep. Enter the miking team!

April 2020
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February updates: highlights from around the world

A river blindness mapping survey is producing positive results in Mozambique, plus news from Guinea-Bissau, Pakistan and Burkina Faso.

February 2020
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Treating river blindness in Burkina Faso

Sightsavers is working towards the elimination of trachoma and river blindness in Burkina Faso, thanks to our partnership with L’Occitane Foundation.

February 2020

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A volunteer in Kaduna, Nigeria, holds a dose pole, used to calculate the amount of medication to use to treat people with neglected tropical diseases.

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