The award is given to researchers based on the scientific quality of their work and is evaluated by a panel of reviewers.
The BOOST app, which stands for Better Operative Outcomes Software Tool, helps surgeons monitor their operations so they can improve their results.
Gertrude was one of six candidates elected in the first round of voting, of which three are women, which has improved the committee's gender balance.
A recent analysis in Nigeria showed we need to engage with communities better if we want mass administration of NTD medicines to continue making gains.
Sightsavers recently undertook a learning review to capture and consolidate what we’ve learned so far from our eye health pilot project in Bhopal, India.
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) exists to defend the rights of people with disabilities. Here, CRPD nominee Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame shares her thoughts on its opportunities and challenges.
News from Mali, where a new initiative is helping children with visual impairments to go to school. Plus updates from Senegal, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Cameroon.
An update from Nigeria, where Sightsavers has donated new motorbikes to a group of NTD workers. Plus news from Guinea, Cameroon and Mozambique.
During a recent trip to Bangladesh, we filmed a time-lapse video of a Sightsavers cataract operation taking place at Khulna BNSB hospital.
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