Global Disability Summit: worldwide preparations for London event
Friday, 13th July, 2018
On 24th July, a Global Disability Summit will take place in London, co-hosted by the UK Government, the Government of Kenya and the International Disability Alliance. Around the world, CBM partners have been contributing to preparations.
New vision centres to provide sight-saving eye care in rural India
Tuesday, 12th June, 2018
Four new Vision Centres will provide sight-saving eye health services to people in one of the poorest parts of India, thanks to support from L’Occitane Foundation, the foundation run by natural beauty products company L’Occitane.
UK Aid must be targetted at helping world's poorest, say MPs
Friday, 8th June, 2018
CBM welcomes International Development Committee report urging the Government not to widen the definition of Official Development Assistance, but to maintain focus on using UK Aid to help the world’s poorest and most excluded people.
Diane Louise Jordan supports new campaign to save sight
Monday, 4th June, 2018
Television presenter Diane Louise Jordan has added her voice to CBM’s new Save Sight campaign to prevent childhood blindness across some of the world’s poorest places.
CBM wins prestigious Duty of Care Award
Wednesday, 30th May, 2018
In May 2018, CBM won the International SOS Foundation Duty of Care Award in Chicago, USA. The awards recognise outstanding achievements in meeting high standards of health, safety and security at work. It honours organisations…
Dame Penelope Wilton speaks out on International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
Tuesday, 22nd May, 2018
To mark International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, actress Dame Penelope Wilton has spoken out about the need to tackle obstetric fistula and expressed her support for CBM’s work treating women with the condition.
Art exhibition and choir concert in Cambridge to bring healing and hope for women with fistula
Friday, 11th May, 2018
An art exhibition and choir concert at St Barnabas Church on Mill Road, in Cambridge, will raise vital funds to help women living with the debilitating condition obstetric fistula.
First treatments for blinding trachoma distributed in war-torn Yemen
Tuesday, 8th May, 2018
Antibiotics to treat the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness were delivered to thousands of people living in remote corners of war-torn Yemen for the first time ever last week. The distribution was the result of…
Focus on women and girls with disability: new advocacy paper launched
Friday, 27th April, 2018
A new advocacy paper by CBM UK highlights the particular challenges faced by women and girls with disabilities and recommends how the UK Government can help to promote equality and inclusion through its aid and development work.
New Training Centre to improve cataract surgery in Latin America
Wednesday, 25th April, 2018
CBM, in collaboration with Zeiss, has opened a new training centre in Asunción, Paraguay to train eye surgeons across Latin America in the most effective techniques for cataract surgery. The centre is the first in Latin America…