Co-Founder & Managing Director – Almouneer diabetic eye care
Noha Khater, is a University Professor and the only female retinal eye surgeon in Egypt. She acquired several degrees and PhDs from the United Kingdom, United States and Egypt. Her field of expertise is in the field of retinal surgery with special emphasis on diabetic eye diseases. Noha has published and presented many articles related to her field of expertise in both local and international Ophthalmology conference and journals.
After building her expertise and passion for Ophthalmology over a span of 13 years in her private and university practice, she co-founded ALMOUNEER in 2014, a network of specialized and fully digital diabetic and chronic eye care centers aiming to address a major health problem. Noha’s innovative healthcare concept combines technology and specialized healthcare to serve more than 39 million diabetic patients in the region, one third of whom could lose their sight due to the effects of diabetes on the eye. Henceforth, Almouneer has positioned itself as the sole provider of high tech diabetic eye care in the MENA region treating forty thousand patients from all over the region in four years.
Due to the immense social impact of her business she was chosen as a finalist for the prestigious Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards 2018 and also as an Endeavor Entrepreneur since 2017.
Noha is also an Alumni of INSEAD’s social entrepreneurship program ( ISEP).
Acknowledging her effort and offering guidance on strategy to scale, ALMOUNEER business model was selected by INSEAD in their annual Master Strategist Day (MSD) 2019. INSEAD’s MBA’s and professors helped Noha understand and plan the growth of her social enterprise.
Noha is also a huge patient advocate and has participated in many national and international medical conferences and media events to raise awareness for diabetes and fighting avoidable blindness which has become her mission. She is also the chairman and co- founder of Control an NGO established 2017, which works towards this cause. She works on supporting similar enterprises to help them deliver a social impact in her society.