Simon Bush

Simon Bush

Director of neglected tropical diseases

Simon is director of neglected tropical diseases at Sightsavers. He has more than 35 years of development experience in Africa and the Middle East, with 19 years in leadership roles for NTD programmes. Simon is also chair of the NTD NGDO Network, a member of the NTD Regional Programme Review Group, and sits on the Expanded Special Programme for the Elimination of NTDs steering committee.

He has made significant contributions to developing NTD policy and guidelines and has worked extensively with various governments to support national NTD strategies.


Fuleira Mohammed undergoing trachoma surgery
29 January 2020
On the first ever World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day, a look at how far we've come towards eradicating these diseases since the London Declaration, and how far we've still got to go.