Event marks anniversary of groundbreaking humanitarian Charter
Thursday, 18th May, 2017
An event organised by CBM and Handicap International with the UK Department for International Development (DFID), marked one year since the launch of the ground-breaking Charter on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian
Cambridge art exhibition to celebrate CBM UK’s 21st birthday
Tuesday, 9th May, 2017
Two artists have joined forces to stage an exhibition in Fulbourn, Cambridge entitled ‘Together’, raising funds and awareness of CBM’s work in transforming the lives of people with disabilities.
New survey highlights need for improved services to prevent blindness in Ivory Coast
Monday, 10th April, 2017
New survey in Ivory Coast, West Africa, has highlighted the urgent need to improve eye health services to prevent blindness.
Chief Executive Kirsty Smith visits Haiti 6 months after Hurricane Matthew
Tuesday, 4th April, 2017
Six months after Hurricane Matthew devastated parts of Haiti on 4th October 2016, CBM UK CEO Kirsty Smith has just returned from a week spent surveying the damage and visiting projects helping some of those worst hit by the disaster.
New CBM survey concludes disability-inclusion urgent priority in Guatemala
Wednesday, 22nd March, 2017
A new survey of disability in Guatemala has shown that over 30% of households in the central American country include someone living with a…
World Glaucoma Week – trialling innovative Glaucoma treatment in Africa
Thursday, 16th March, 2017
As part of World Glaucoma Week (12-18 March) CBM’s pioneering glaucoma treatment trial in Tanzania has been highlighted by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB).
Tropical Storm Enawo hits Madagascar
Friday, 10th March, 2017
CBM is working with our partners in Madagascar to help people with disabilities affected by Cyclone Enawo, which hit the country on 7th March. Heavy winds, floods and landslides left five people dead and forced thousands to flee…
New paper finds half of people with cataracts don’t receive surgery
Thursday, 2nd March, 2017
A new paper published on 1st March, looking at cataract surgery across 20 low and middle income countries has found that only about half the people living with vision loss because of cataract surgery receive the operation they need to resto