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1950-01 London UK
Founded through joint action of British and Commonwealth Governments and the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB). Royal Charter of Incorporation (UK) 1990.
Prevent sight loss and avoidable blindness in some of the poorest parts of the world by treating conditions such as cataracts and fighting debilitating eye diseases; campaign for disability rights and promote equal opportunities for people with disabilities; work with governments and local communities to tackle the problems at the root of avoidable blindness and support people who need it.
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