The funding, which will be spent between now and 2025, will help to protect millions of people from the harmful effects of NTDs.
Gertrude, who was nominated by the government of Ghana, was elected alongside five other women and will serve on the committee until 2026.
The guide provides a framework and technical tools to help countries prioritise eye health issues and deliver high-quality, inclusive eye care services.
Sightsavers’ Joseph Mensah explains how the Ghana Somubi Dwumadie programme is helping to change negative social attitudes and behaviour.
Sightsavers’ Salimata Bocoum shares learnings, actions and reflections from the World Water Forum, where the importance of working together to fight neglected tropical diseases was a key theme.
The project raises awareness of glaucoma in an effort to reduce the number of people going blind if their condition is left untreated.
Since 1991, Sightsavers been helping Mali’s ministry of health to treat and prevent this blinding disease. Now the country is on track to banish it for good.
Schools in Kenya, Ethiopia and Guinea are using educational board games to teach children about the importance of good hygiene to help eliminate trachoma.
To tackle disease, we need to know who is affected. In Liberia, Sightsavers has studied mosquitoes and tested children to see how urban migration affects the spread of lymphatic filariasis.
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