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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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Dr Screener Graders From Jamaica
29, November 2018

The Trust commends progress achieved across the Caribbean to tackle blindness caused by diabetes

This week, the Trust's Chief Executive Dr Astrid Bonfield CBE is in the Caribbean to meet with Government officials and leading eye health experts to thank them for their efforts to prevent blindness caused by escalating rates of diabetes across the region.

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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