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  • Dr Heiko Philippin carrying out laser treatment on a patient at KCMC hospital in Tanzania

    Study shows laser treatment could significantly improve treatment for glaucoma in Africa

    Thursday, 14th October, 2021

    Results of a trial published in Lancet Global Health today on World Sight Day could pave the way for significant improvements in treatment for glaucoma in Sub-Saharan Africa.  

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  • Participants at the 2-day launch event for the pilot project in Kenya, in February 2021.

    Piloting innovative solutions to improve access to employment for deaf people

    Wednesday, 29th September, 2021

    As part of the Innovation to Inclusion (i2i) programme, CBM is working with the Association for the Physically Disabled Kenya (APDK) to pilot the use of innovative solutions to support deaf people to access and retain paid employment.

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  • Light up Lives appeal raises £2.3 million to prevent blindness in world’s poorest places

    Monday, 20th September, 2021

    We are delighted to announce that, thanks to your generosity and match funding from the UK government, our Light up Lives appeal earlier this year raised an incredible £2.3 million to prevent blindness and restore sight…

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  • Girls drawing water from a pump, Nigeria

    Working together to #BeatNTDs - Neglected Tropical Diseases NGO Conference #NNN21

    Monday, 6th September, 2021

    CBM UK is joining CBM Global and many of our worldwide partners at the 12th Annual Neglected Tropical Diseases NGO (NNN) Conference this week. Neglected Tropical Diseases impose a devastating burden in some of the world’s poorest places.

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  • Celebrating the Paralympics and campaigning for #DisabilityRights – CBM supports WeThe15 campaign

    Monday, 23rd August, 2021

    As the eyes of the world turn to the Paralympics in Tokyo and we prepare celebrate the incredible achievements of athletes and sportspeople with disabilities from around the world, CBM UK welcomes the launch of WeThe15…

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  • Naisia’s family

    Cash assistance vs food: giving people receiving humanitarian aid a choice

    Thursday, 19th August, 2021

    In partnership with Basic Needs Basic Rights Kenya, CBM has launched an emergency response programme in Kenya, to provide cash assistance and food aid to the most at-risk families…

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  • A man with disability buys his basic needs using the cash assistance provided by CBM Global and local partner from Bangladesh. ©CBM

    CBM Global shares lessons learned from disability inclusive cash assistance

    Thursday, 19th August, 2021

    On World Humanitarian Day, CBM Global launches its new publication “Disability Inclusive Cash Assistance: Learnings from Practice in Humanitarian Response”.

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  • 10-year-old Mathias from Uganda has cataracts in both eyes.

    Register your church to celebrate Christian Blind Mission Sunday

    Friday, 13th August, 2021

    Christian Blind Mission Sunday is taking place on 17th October this year, in the week of World Sight Day (Thursday 14th October). Together with your church, you can learn, pray and give to help restore sight to children living…

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  • Children in southern Madagascar stand in fields now covered in sand, following sand storms caused by the prolonged drought.

    Emergency appeal: “invisible crisis” in Madagascar puts thousands at risk of starvation

    Tuesday, 13th July, 2021

    Families in southern Madagascar are on the verge of starvation, with people resorting to eating insects, leaves and cactus plants to survive. CBM has launched an urgent fundraising appeal to support the most vulnerable people in Madagascar.

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  • Participants attending a meeting between the disability and women’s movements

    Break the cycle update: promoting economic independence and leadership for women and girls with disabilities in Nigeria

    Wednesday, 23rd June, 2021

    Our project in partnership with the Disability Rights Advocacy Centre (DRAC) in Nigeria aims to reduce violence against women and girls with disabilities in Nigeria by building confidence, economic independence and leadership skills.

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