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Countess of Wessex "in awe" of The Gambia eliminating blinding trachoma

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that The Gambia has successfully eliminated trachoma, the world’s number-one infectious cause of blindness, and the Countess of Wessex has congratulated the country for its achievement. Ahead of the WHO’s announcement, Sophie, who serves as Global Ambassador for the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), took part…
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The Countess of Wessex says The Queen is “thinking of others before herself”

The Countess of Wessex has revealed that The Queen is “thinking of others before herself” following on from the Duke of Edinburgh’s death on Friday. Speaking outside a private service at the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor, Sophie said that the 94-year-old monarch is “amazing.” The Earl of Wessex added that his mother is “bearing up” following…
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The Countess of Wessex speaks on bringing peace to divided nations

On Friday, the Countess of Wessex joined the 65th Commission on the Status of Women event put on by the Afghanistan Mission, the Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations in New York. The Countess talked with other foreign leaders on how international support can be provided for Afghan Women’s Rights. One main focus of the conversation was on expanding peace effort…
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The Wessex Week: volunteering and virtual visits

The Earl and Countess of Wessex have made support for the NHS and for volunteering services major parts of their work during the coronavirus pandemic. The sevend ays just gone were no different with more backing for those caring for the ill and the most vulnerable in society…
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Commonwealth Day Fashion Through the Years: The Countess of Wessex

Having married into the Royal Family in 1999, Sophie, the Countess of Wessex has spent the years supporting The Queen and supporting several organisations specifically, focusing on charities that support people with disabilities and the prevention of blindness in developing countries. Ahead of the 2021 Commonwealth Day, the Countess spoke to women of The Commonwealth on how women are supporting…
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