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  • Thu, 30/07/2015 - 10:51
    17 months after the start of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, cases are still being identified, highlighting the need for continued education and prevention measures to protect people with disabilities from this devastating disease. In October, CBM launched an appeal to ensure that people with disabilities could access life-saving information about Ebola in Sierra Leone, one of the countries...
  • Fri, 24/07/2015 - 13:50
    Last year, on International Day of People with Disabilities, 3 December, CBM UK met two sisters, Valieth and Susana who were both born with congenital bi-lateral Cataract. A live link was set up so our supporters could follow the sisters on their incredible journey from blindness to sight. Laura Gore returned to see how the sisters were doing six months later. CBM UK’s local partner, the...
  • Fri, 24/07/2015 - 12:00
    After two weeks supporting relief efforts in Nepal, Kirsty Smith, Chief Executive of CBM UK has paid tribute to the astonishing resilience of the Nepalese people. But three months on from the earthquake, hospitals, rehabilitation and mental health services continue to face a huge increase in demand.Kirsty Smith spent two weeks working with CBM’s team of emergency response specialists,...
  • Fri, 17/07/2015 - 09:18
    A physiotherapist who has worked with injured and disabled people in Haiti and Tanzania will cycle 100 miles from London to Surrey on the 2nd August to raise vital funds to support people with disabilities in some of the world’s poorest communities.David Young, who works at Addenbrookes in Cambridge has a history of supporting CBM. After training as a Physiotherapist he volunteered with a...
  • Wed, 08/07/2015 - 11:08
    Cambridge Chorale, finalists in BBC Radio 3 Choir of the Year, will be performing a Festival of Folk songs in aid of Cambridge based CBM, the overseas disability charity.Cambridge Chorale’s Festival of Folk Songs will be held on Saturday, 18 July at 7.30pm, at St Paul’s Church, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1JP. Tickets are available from: www.cambridgechorale.org.uk or call 0845 680 1926...
  • Tue, 16/06/2015 - 16:31
    CBM UK is delighted to congratulate our Trustee Dr Adrian Hopkins, who was awarded an MBE in the Queen's birthday honours list.   Dr Hopkins, an opthalmologist and expert in Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), worked for CBM for over a decade in Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo, delivering sight-saving eyecare programmes.  Since January 2008, he has been...