Tonga has been commended for its progress in treating blindness caused by diabetes, as part of a program supported by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. Around 16% of Tonga’s adult population, aged 25 – 65 years are affected by diabetes - and about two thirds of those with diabetes will have diabetic eye disease that, without early treatment, can lead to blindness.
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Results for The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust
Thursday 13 June 2019
Wednesday 7 December 2016
Elizabeth Kite from Tonga is one of 60 young people selected across the Commonwealth to receive the prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award from HM Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony in London next year.