Dr Jacqueline Ramke

BAppSci(Optometry) QUT, MPH MHSM PhD UNSW.

Research | Current

  • Systematic review: Models of eye care service delivery to improve access for indigenous populations
  • Systematic review: Epidemiology of diabetic retinopathy in New Zealand
  • Use of diabetes eye services in New Zealand
  • Geographic distribution of eye services in New Zealand
  • Costing integrated models of Primary Eye Care (Cambodia)


Research interests

  • Equity and eye health
  • Differential access to eye health services
  • Avoidable waste in eye health research
  • Strengthening the collection and reporting of eye health monitoring and research information to promote equity

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Editor, Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group

Associate Editor, BMC Ophthalmology

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Ramke, J., Palagyi, A., Kuper, H., & Gilbert, C. E. (2018). Assessment of Response Bias Is Neglected in Cross-Sectional Blindness Prevalence Surveys: A Review of Recent Surveys in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Ophthalmic epidemiology, 25 (5-6), 379-385. 10.1080/09286586.2018.1500613
  • Ramke, J., Evans, J. R., & Gilbert, C. E. (2018). Reducing inequity of cataract blindness and vision impairment is a global priority, but where is the evidence?. The British journal of ophthalmology, 102 (9), 1179-1181. 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-311985
  • Ramke, J., & Kyari, F. (2018). Strengthening eye health evidence for children in low-income and middle-income countries. The Lancet. Global health, 6 (8), e826-e827. 10.1016/s2214-109x(18)30269-9
  • Ibrahim, N., Ramke, J., Pozo-Martin, F., & Gilbert, C. E. (2018). Willingness to pay for cataract surgery is much lower than actual costs in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria. Ophthalmic epidemiology, 25 (3), 227-233. 10.1080/09286586.2017.1408845
  • Ramke, J., Kuper, H., Limburg, H., Kinloch, J., Zhu, W., Lansingh, V. C., ... Gilbert, C. E. (2018). Avoidable Waste in Ophthalmic Epidemiology: A Review of Blindness Prevalence Surveys in Low and Middle Income Countries 2000-2014. Ophthalmic epidemiology, 25 (1), 13-20. 10.1080/09286586.2017.1328067
  • Ramke, J., Palagyi, A., Petkovic, J., & Gilbert, C. E. (2018). Reporting of inequalities in blindness in low income and middle income countries: A review of cross sectional surveys. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 46 (1), 99-100. 10.1111/ceo.13001
  • Ramke, J., Petkovic, J., Welch, V., Blignault, I., Gilbert, C., Blanchet, K., ... Tugwell, P. (2017). Interventions to improve access to cataract surgical services and their impact on equity in low- and middle-income countries. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 1110.1002/14651858.cd011307.pub2
  • Ramke, J., & Gilbert, C. E. (2017). Universal eye health: are we getting closer?. The Lancet. Global health, 5 (9), e843-e844. 10.1016/s2214-109x(17)30302-9