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  • youths with albinism attending an induction workshop for the new programme, in Harare, Zimbabwe.

    New project to help Zimbabwean youth with albinism access eye health and employment

    Monday, 13th January, 2020

    We’ve launched a new project in Zimbabwe to boost opportunities for people living with albinism, improving access to eye health services and employment. This project is funded by Standard Chartered through their Seeing is Believing…

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  • Students campaigning against mental health stigma in Kenyan Universities

    Partnership with Fundació Nous Cims improves student mental health in Kenyan Universities

    Wednesday, 18th December, 2019

    Poor rates of mental health in Kenyan university students are blighting the lives of many students, but a project launched this year is helping to tackle stigma and improve access to support.

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  • Omari Selemani (11) back at home with his parents after successful cataract surgery. © Daniel Hayduk

    Thank you for helping us hit our target for The Big Give Christmas Challenge

    Wednesday, 4th December, 2019

    Exciting news! Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we have exceeded our target of £17,000 for The Big Give Christmas Challenge in less than 12 hours.

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  • Nahel from West Africa and Big Give Christmas Challenge logo

    Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019

    Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019

    Our Big Give Christmas Challenge starts today! For one week only, from 3rd-10th December, every £1 supporters give unlocks £9 more to help children living with sight problems in the world’s poorest communities.

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  • Infographic for DRR case studies report

    New collection of case studies on how to include persons with disabilities in humanitarian action

    Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019

    On December 3rd, CBM, Humanity & Inclusion (also known as Handicap International), and the International Disability Alliance mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by releasing a collection of 39 examples of field practices

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  • Sultan Gazi and Community

    Celebrating International Day of People with Disabilities

    Tuesday, 26th November, 2019

    Ahead of International Day of People with Disabilities (3rd December), we’re raising awareness and promoting action around disability inclusion in disasters so that everyone is safe when a disaster strikes.

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  • Kirsty Smith presenting at the conference

    CBM partners with International Centre for Evidence in Disability at 2019 Conference

    Tuesday, 5th November, 2019

    The third annual conference on evidence in disability takes place today and tomorrow (5 and 6 November) at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, in partnership with CBM.

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  • Nusula Amalemo takes a ride in a new wheelchair provided by CBM UK, at her home in Namutumba, Uganda.

    CBM welcomes Government’s response to recommendations on disability and development

    Thursday, 17th October, 2019

    Last week the Government responded to the International Development Committee’s (IDC) report on the Department for International Development’s (DfID) work on disability. CBM welcomes the Government’s acceptance of most of the report’s…

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  • Ophthalmic clinical officer Aloys

    World Sight Day 2019

    Thursday, 10th October, 2019

    This World Sight Day we’re celebrating dedicated #EyeHealthHeroes who are saving sight in the world’s poorest communities.

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  • Eye examination at CBM-supported outreach in Rwanda. © CBM/Hayduk

    WHO launches its first World Report on Vision

    Wednesday, 9th October, 2019

    Ahead of World Sight Day on 10th October, the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched its first World Report on Vision, highlighting that more than 1 billion people worldwide are living with vision impairment because…

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