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Experts & Leaders from Disability Sector call for “Disability Inclusive Health Care System” to address health inequity

Sightsavers India organised a national online consultation on draft “Accessibility Standards for Healthcare” developed by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

June 2022

Sightsavers with support from SBI Capital Markets Limited launches mobile vision centre in Pune to prevent avoidable blindness among the urban slum population

In a year, the eye health mobile van in Pune will screen about 11,000 people who live in urban slums.

June 2022

Sightsavers India Fellowship Program

Sightsavers Fellowship is a promising career opportunity for ophthalmologists. It aims to take selected fellows through an exciting journey of 24 months.

April 2022

Sightsavers performs successful mass Covid-19 Vaccine Equity drive for Persons with Disabilities in Hazaribagh

This is a unique effort by Sightsavers in collaboration with District Health Administration and Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society (JSLPS) towards Vaccine Equity for Persons with Disabilities in Hazaribagh District of Jharkhand.

March 2022

Judo Champion, Sudama, becomes Collector for a Day in Katni

At 21 years of age, Sudama was given the opportunity to become a one-day District Collector of Katni, Madhya Pradesh on International Women’s Day.

March 2022

Sightsavers and NCPEDP organise a national consultation ahead of Global Disability Summit

Sightsavers India in collaboration with National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCEPDP) organised a national consultation ahead of Global Disability Summit (GDS) scheduled for 16th and 17th February.

January 2022

Sightsavers promoting social inclusion of people with disabilities through its vaccine equity drive

As part of its Social Inclusion Programme, Sightsavers India initiated a campaign on ‘Vaccine Equity for people with Disabilities’ in its eight operational states.

January 2022

Sightsavers India and JSLPS organise an inclusive employment campaign for people with disabilities

Sightsavers India, a development organisation that has been protecting sight and fighting for disability rights launched “Employability Campaign for Persons with Disabilities” in Jharkhand.

November 2021
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