Anne Roca is a Global Advisor on Research Uptake and Learning at Sightsavers in the UK. Sightsavers is a global development organization doing research and implementing projects on eye health, NTDs, social inclusion, and education around the world. Before joining Sightsavers, Anne was a Senior Editor for The Lancet Global Health for over 3 years. Her experience also includes working for the Pan American Health Organization for almost 10 years, as a Technical Advisor on topics related to epidemiology, multilingual information dissemination, and knowledge management. She was also an independent consultant for several years, assisting researchers, NGOs and other institutions in sharing the product of research through writing, editing, and management of information. She holds a Master's degree in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University.