• Violence against women and girls with disabilities poster from Disability Rights Advocacy Centre (DRAC).

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: ensuring an inclusive response to VAWG

    Sunday, 25th November, 2018 | Kirsty Smith
    Globally, an estimated one in five to one in three women will experience violence at some point in their life. This ranges from controlling behaviour and psychological abuse, to physical violence, sexual assault, rape, forced marriage, ‘honour’-b...
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  • Tackling Diabetic Retinopathy in Latin America

    Wednesday, 14th November, 2018
    Dr. Pedro Gomez is one of CBM’s global health advisors. In this blog, he explains what CBM is doing to tackle Diabetic Retinopathy in some of the poorest communities in Latin America. The incidence of Diabetes is increasing worldwide and so, t...
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  • Join me to witness Desire's amazing journey to sight

    Thursday, 13th September, 2018 | Rosi Jack
    Preparing for a life-changing journey This weekend, I will be travelling to Cameroon, West Africa to be part of something truly amazing – and I hope you will join me. Working in the Communications Team at CBM UK means I’m regularly involved in sh...
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  • Children with disability pose for a photo with some of the facilitators during the Kenya mini disability summit held on 24th May 2018. The children participated in discussions on disability and gave their recommendations to be considered by the Government of Kenya and other stakeholders. (c) Save the Children International.

    Global Disability Summit: 4 actions to further inclusion

    Wednesday, 5th September, 2018 | Rachel Aston
    In this blog, CBM UK’s Policy and Advocacy Manager, Rachel Aston, highlights some of the key asks made at the Global Disability Summit in London on 24th July 2018. First posted on BOND’s website 26th July 2018. The Global Disability Summi...
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    Our partners and colleagues worldwide share their hopes for the Global Disability Summit

    Friday, 20th July, 2018 | CBM UK
    Ahead of the Global Disability Summit on 24th July, our colleagues and partners around the world have been sharing their hopes for the outcomes of the Summit – we’ve brought together all their voices in this latest blog.   Lars Bosselmann Di...
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  • CBM and partners at the British High Commissioner Reception in Kenya.

    To the Summit and beyond

    Friday, 20th July, 2018 | Kirsty Smith
    On 24 July, the high-level Global Disability Summit will be hosted by the governments of the UK and Kenya, along with the International Disability Alliance, at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. Representatives of Disabled People’s Organis...
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  • Denis, from Uganda, can now play football with his friends after corrective surgery for clubfoot at CBM's partner hospital.

    Dave's CBM World Cup blog 2018 - Quarter-finals

    Friday, 6th July, 2018 | Dave Taylor
    The latest in Dave Taylor’s series of World Cup blog posts bringing together his passions for football, tackling injustice and building a more inclusive world for people with disabilities.  Join him on his “virtual sofa” as he talks about...
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  • Eliminating trachoma in Ghana - pioneering work 1996-2002

    Friday, 29th June, 2018 | CBM UK
    Image: ophthalmic nurses set out by boat to deliver trachoma treatment in remote communities.  Nick Burn, CBM Programme Manager for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), explores the pioneering role of CBM and our partner Presbyterian Church of Ghana...
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  • Visiting CBM’s child eye health programme in Nigeria

    Thursday, 28th June, 2018 | Rebecca Molyneux
    Rebecca Molyneux is CBM UK’s Programme Manager for West Africa. She recently visited CBM’s child eye health programme in Nigeria, where she met some of the teachers, community health workers and faith leaders who have been trained as part of the ...
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  • Be prepared; advising on disability inclusion at SimEx disaster response exercise

    Thursday, 21st June, 2018 | Emma Pettey
    Emma Pettey is a Senior Inclusion Advisor at CBM’s Emergency Response Unit. In this blog, she talks about taking part in a the recent disaster response simulation exercise organised by SimEx to help ensure people with disabilities were included. Ba...
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