Kebbi State: The Power of Partnership

Client

Mectizan Donation Programme, Sightsavers

Distribution

Company Website + Social Media

Sector

Global Health

Service(s)

Concept Creation + Editing + Filming + International

Location

Nigeria

Director/Camera Operator

Stephen Maud

Editor

Evie Franks

Fixer

Ajeck Mangut

Camera Assistant

Chinedu Igweneme

Photographer

William Nsai

River blindness is a crippling disease that affects people who live at the margins of society, where they don’t have access to clean water, proper medical care or the preventative treatment Mectizan that is donated by Merck.

The work of non-governmental organisations like Sightsavers is key to helping strengthen national health systems in their response to neglected tropical diseases.

This film looks at the power of a truly symbiotic relationship between NGO and State as the strive to eliminate River Blindness from Nigeria.

Kate McCoy from Sightsavers said of this film: “It’s absolutely brilliant, the footage is stunning and the partnerships and different players in delivering oncho work come across so well – congrats!”

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