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Including news from Nigeria, where an eye health volunteer has been rewarded for more than 20 years of work to prevent river blindness.
The Accelerate programme, which aims to eliminate trachoma in nine African countries by 2023, has made great progress in its first 12 months.
The charity evaluator praised Sightsavers’ deworming work in Africa for its cost-effectiveness and transparency.
Sightsavers’ CEO was recognised for her work to help eliminate trachoma by transforming the way funding is secured.
Sightsavers CEO Dr Caroline Harper thanks all the philanthropists who have made the decision to support our work, helping us to fulfil our mission.
Following simple steps can help decision-makers and donors to improve the system further, helping millions of people in need of eye care services in rural areas.
Sightsavers' Sarah Bartlett explains how technology – in various forms – helps us to keep track of the complex logistics involved with large trachoma treatment campaigns.
In Nigeria, a lymphatic filariasis patient is planning to marry his partner after receiving treatment to stop his pain. Plus news from Senegal, Zambia and India.
In Nigeria, an eye health volunteer has been rewarded for helping to prevent river blindness for more than 20 years. Plus news from Zimbabwe, Ghana and Mali.
Geordie Woods explains how the Super School of Five trachoma prevention programme is protecting school children from this devastating disease.
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