• Christian Blind Mission Sunday social media pack

    New resources to help you promote your Christian Blind Mission Sunday events

    Tuesday, 19th September, 2017

    Download our social media pack which will help you promote your events for Christian Blind Mission Sunday.

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  • The day after Trachoma Trichiasis surgery at a TT outreach camp, Ophthalmic Clinical Officer James Murambwe visits Babiwemba for her first follow-up visit

    CBM wins prestigious António Champalimaud Vision Award

    Wednesday, 6th September, 2017

    CBM has been announced as joint winner of the prestigious António Champalimaud Vision Award, together with Sightsavers, for our pioneering work on preventing and alleviating blindness and visual impairment in developing countries.

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  • Bishop David

    Bishop urges churches to mark Christian Blind Mission Sunday

    Friday, 1st September, 2017

    The Bishop of Basingstoke has urged churches to get involved in Christian Blind Mission Sunday, an opportunity to learn, pray and fundraise to prevent blindness and help people who struggle to see in the world’s poorest places.

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  • mudslide in Freetown

    Devastating flooding in Sierra Leone: CBM partners on the ground

    Thursday, 17th August, 2017

    Heavy rain has caused devastating floods and mudslides in Sierra Leone, West Africa, leaving at least 400 people dead and more than 3000 homeless. CBM’s partners are on the ground today.

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  • 63 year-old Henry lost everything when Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines and has fortunately benefitted from CBM’s intervention.

    New mobile app to help people with disabilities during emergencies

    Thursday, 17th August, 2017

    On 19th August, World Humanitarian Day, CBM launches the new mobile app – Humanitarian Hands on Tool (HHOT), a first of its kind, to help people with disabilities access life-saving relief services during emergencies.

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  • Panel of speakers at the launch event

    New project to tackle blinding trachoma in Pakistan

    Friday, 11th August, 2017

    A new project to stop the spread of the painful, blinding eye-infection trachoma was launched in Pakistan this week.  CBM will train and support over 3000 community health workers to distribute trachoma medication.

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  • Kirsty Smith

    Kirsty shortlisted for charity leadership award

    Friday, 4th August, 2017

    CBM UK Chief Executive Kirsty Smith has been shortlisted for Charity Times’ Charity Principal of the Year award, recognising her vital role in driving our work to transform the lives of people with disabilities in the world’s poorest places

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  • Patients with eye patches after sight-restoring cataract surgery

    Latest figures show global blindness could triple by 2050

    Friday, 4th August, 2017

    A new paper published estimates that 36 million people worldwide are blind, with the number set to triple over the next four decades .

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  • Hari was supported through an emergency mental health project that CBM conducted after the earthquakes in Nepal.

    Tackling mental health in the world’s poorest places: CBM UK merges with BasicNeeds UK

    Friday, 21st July, 2017

    CBM UK is excited to announce our merger with mental health NGO BasicNeeds UK, thus creating a new strong voice on mental health in development alongside our work in blindness and other forms of disability.

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  • Prudential cycle ride for CBM UK.

    Supporters cycle 100 miles to help the world’s poorest people

    Friday, 7th July, 2017

    Congratulations and a huge thank you to Rev Dr Alasdair Coles and Harry and Leslie Caswell, for completing the London Prudential 100 on Sunday 30th July, 2017.

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