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.
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
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 .
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.
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.
David Blunkett introduces CBM UK birthday publication
Wednesday, 28th June, 2017
Introducing 21 Stories, former Home Secretary, David Blunkett, highlights the huge barriers that people with disabilities face and urges to support CBM UK’s work to create opportunities.
Award winning Cambridge choir to sing in aid of CBM UK
Thursday, 8th June, 2017
As part of CBM UK’s 21st birthday celebrations this year, Cambridge Chorale, former finalists in the BBC Radio 3 Choir of the Year competition, will be singing in aid of CBM’s work.
Event marks anniversary of groundbreaking humanitarian Charter
Thursday, 18th May, 2017
An event organised by CBM and Handicap International with the UK Department for International Development (DFID), marked one year since the launch of the ground-breaking Charter on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian
Cambridge art exhibition to celebrate CBM UK’s 21st birthday
Tuesday, 9th May, 2017
Two artists have joined forces to stage an exhibition in Fulbourn, Cambridge entitled ‘Together’, raising funds and awareness of CBM’s work in transforming the lives of people with disabilities.