Community Health Educator / Phlebotomist
Languages: English, Tuvaluan, Tokelaun, Samoan
Malaefono Seve is a Community Health Educator at South Seas Healthcare and is of Tokelauan and Tuvaluan heritage. He is a qualified Phlebotomist (blood taker) and is responsible for completing blood tests to determine diabetes risk and Cardivascular Disease. Malaefono manages recalls for our diabetes patients and is a diabetes / pre-diabetes Educator, responsible for setting up referrals to the dietician, podiatrist and retinal specialist. He also provides smoking cessation support for some patients. Malaefono started working for South Seas Healthcare in 2007, and believes in walking alongside our patients on their journey to healthier lifestyles.