Engaging communities to prevent blindness – award for Trachoma programme
Thursday, 10th November, 2016
CBM is proud to have won an International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases Water Award for outstanding innovation in improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to tackle the blinding eye infection trachoma in Ethiopia.
Making eye health services available to all – awards and sharing expertise at IAPB General Assembly
Thursday, 3rd November, 2016
Last week, the 10th General Assembly of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) in Durban, South Africa brought together global experts in eye health, eye health institutions, NGOs, networks and governments…
New report calls for more investment in education for children with disabilities
Wednesday, 19th October, 2016
A new report launched at the United Nations this week finds that millions of disabled children are being left out of school because too little money is being budgeted for their needs.
Disabled people in urgent need after Haiti earthquake
Tuesday, 18th October, 2016
As Haiti struggles to cope with the mass destruction of Hurricane Matthew, CBM’s partners are warning that people with disabilities are among those most affected, with half of disabled people in the South lacking basic resources.
CBM reaches finals of Cambridge Digital Awards 2016
Monday, 17th October, 2016
CBM, together with digital marketing agency Studio 24, have been announced as one of the finalists of the Cambridgeshire Digital Awards 2016 in the mobile app category for the Humanitarian Hands on Tool (HHOT).
World Mental Health Day - CBM calls on NGOs to do more
Monday, 10th October, 2016
On World Mental Health Day, 10th October, CBM, as part of a coalition of NGOs working on mental health, calls for NGOs to do more.
Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti - CBM urgently assessing impact and support needs
Wednesday, 5th October, 2016
Yesterday, Haiti was hit by its worst storm in decades. CBM Country Office staff are urgently attempting to make contact with our partners in the country to assess the impact of Hurricane Matthew and the support needed.
Paralympics: Good luck to Rwanda's sitting volley-ball team - sponsored by CBM
Friday, 9th September, 2016
Tomorrow, Rwanda’s sitting volleyball team will become the first African women’s team to compete in the Paralympics in this event.
Women with disabilities speak up for equality at Brazil forum
Friday, 9th September, 2016
CBM is making sure the voices of women with disabilities are heard at the Association for Women’s Rights in Development Forum in Brazil this week. CBM’s delegation includes women with disabilities from Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Follow Whitney's journey from blindness to sight this September
Wednesday, 7th September, 2016
Join us as we follow 8 year old Whitney on a journey from blindness to sight this month.