Dr Rabebe Tekeraoi: The only trained ophthalmologist

Name: Dr Rabebe Tekeraoi
Occupation: Ophthalmologist

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Dr Rabebe Tekeraoi is the only trained ophthalmologist in Kiribati, after graduating from the Pacific Eye Institute in 2014 with a Masters in Medicine (Ophthalmology).

Dr Rabebe Tekeraoi is the only trained ophthalmologist in Kiribati, after graduating from the Pacific Eye Institute in 2014 with a Masters in Medicine (Ophthalmology). She is the Head of Ophthalmology in Kiribati, and with their newly endorsed National Eye Strategic Plan, she has several programs to manage, one of which is Trachoma Elimination. Dr Rabebe is supported by trained ophthalmic nurses and medical assistants delivering eye health services on the outer islands.

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The initiative is being delivered by the International Coalition for Trachoma Control, in association with the partners below.