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  • Asia Kiluwa (11) waits with a friend for her cataract surgery at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Moshi, Tanzania.

    New life in Tanzania, with the gift of sight

    Thursday, 5th April, 2018 | Mark Housden
    A few weeks ago, I was privileged to have the opportunity to travel to Tanzania to visit some of the projects CBM supporters are helping make possible – and to witness the gift of sight being restored and to see how this gave new life to people liv...
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  • A group of strong, determined women, living with disabilities in Vanuatu, stand up for their rights.

    The intersection of disability and gender: land of the left behind?

    Thursday, 8th March, 2018 | Kirsty Smith
    Today, 8th March, is International Women’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements in all spheres of life and celebrate the huge progress that has been made towards gender equality. But we also need to highlight the considerable wor...
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  • Balika (12) has been fitted with hearing aids at a CBM-supported hospital in Zambia

    Improving Ear and Hearing Care in Zambia

    Friday, 2nd March, 2018 | Ned Carter
    Ned Carter is a Programmes Officer at CBM UK supporting the new Ear and Hearing Care Scottish Government-funded project in Zambia. He is also an audiologist and previously worked in Cambodia for an Ear and Hearing Care non-governmental organisation. ...
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  • Reason Paivha

    A visit to CBM’s sight-saving programme in Zimbabwe

    Tuesday, 30th January, 2018 | David Rootham
    David Rootham is the Senior Legacy Officer at CBM UK. A message from Zimbabwe As I sat in Harare airport the week before the coup, my thoughts wandered back to the people I had met the previous week. Nothing could have quite prepared me for what I he...
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  • Water, sanitation and tackling trachoma in Ethiopia

    Friday, 5th January, 2018 | Theresa Baird
    Theresa Baird has been working with CBM UK as a volunteer research intern for the last two years while she studies for the Advanced Diploma in International Development at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education. She is particul...
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  • International Day of People with Disabilities: Include Us

    Friday, 1st December, 2017 | CBM UK
    Globally, one billion people have a disability, and 80 per cent live in developing countries. In developing countries, women comprise three quarters of people with disabilities. Women and girls with disabilities are disproportionately represented and...
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  • Rajesh has a physical disability. He has been supported by CBM's organic farming scheme in India.

    Everyone has the right to work: Disability and Livelihoods

    Wednesday, 29th November, 2017 | Kirsty Smith
    3rd December is International Day of People with Disabilities, when we focus on the contribution that men, women, girls and boys with disabilities make to their families, communities and societies – and highlight the benefits for everyone of great...
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  • Patients with eye patches wait in an open-sided verandah

    Eye health and the environment – why sustainability and inclusivity go hand in hand

    Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 | Kirsty Smith
    David Lewis, CBM Focal Point for Environmental Sustainability, and Kirsty Smith, Chief Executive of CBM UK, on an important opportunity to promote environmental sustainability in the eye-health sector amid a month of climate disaster. The need for gl...
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  • 4 year old Sylas born with clubfoot undergoing treatment. Field worker Agnes Nabawanuka teaches

    A global strategy to ensure that children born with clubfoot lead pain free and normal lives

    Saturday, 3rd June, 2017 | Steve Mannion
    On World Clubfoot Day, Steve Mannion, CBM’s Orthopaedic Advisor highlights the impact of clubfoot on children’s lives and why the new Global Strategy to End Clubfoot Disability launched today is so important. Congenital talipes equino-varus, or ...
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  • René, who is blind, with a CBM aid worker visiting the remains of his house, destroyed in the hurricane.

    Including people with disabilities after disasters – putting commitments into action

    Thursday, 18th May, 2017 | Kirsty Smith
    Kirsty Smith, Chief Executive of CBM UK, on meeting people with disabilities affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, and the need to include them in disaster response. In the hills of southern Haiti, the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew in Oc...
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