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Enriching the Lives of Citizens Across the Commonwealth

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is a charitable foundation with a mission to leave a lasting legacy, owned by the whole Commonwealth, in honour of Her Majesty The Queen. arrow down

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What We Do

We are working with partners throughout the Commonwealth to eliminate avoidable blindness and empower a new generation of young leaders.

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27, June 2019

WHO announces hundreds of millions of people are no longer at risk of trachoma

The World Health Organization has today announced that the number of people at risk of trachoma – the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness – has fallen from 1.5 billion in 2002 to just over 142 million in 2019, a reduction of 91%.

A Life with Sight

India is home to the highest number of premature births in the world. Two decades ago, as efforts to improve neonatal care accelerated, more and more cases of blindness began to emerge. Dr Jalali, a world-class ophthalmologist, mother and mentor, has been leading the fight to tackle preventable blindness in premature babies across India. The Trust is honoured to work with Dr Jalali to ensure that every child born prematurely in India has the chance to see.

Time To See Exhibition

Five multi-award winning photojournalists visited seven countries across the Commonwealth to document the impact completely avoidable forms of blindness are having on people and communities.

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