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Hillary Rono

Rono is an eye surgeon, advocate and public health researcher who leads the Peek mission in Kenya. He has overseen the creation and renovation of eye health facilities and teams in Trans Nzoia county, Kenya, including Kitale Eye hospital, serving a population of 1.6 million people.  Rono is currently completing a PhD on the utility of Peek for comprehensive Community Eye Health Programmes. He was featured by the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust in their inspirational film “Double Joy” and has been named an “Eye Health Hero” by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB).