All people deserve access to lifesaving healthcare

Worldwide, more than one billion people lack access to healthcare due to distance. Community health workers have the power to change this by bringing lifesaving care to the doorsteps of those living at the last mile.

Our story begins in the remote communities of Liberia’s rainforest, and our vision is global: a health worker for everyone, everywhere, every day.

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Ten Years of Firsts

Posted on 12/29/2017

When a woman in your neighborhood needs care during pregnancy, how long does she have to travel to be seen by a nurse or a doctor? When we started our work in Gboe District, Liberia it was common for pregnant women to deliver at home because there was no clinic or hospital anywhere in the […]

Practitioner expertise from sixteen countries to better community health (new report)

Posted on 12/12/2017

No one should die because they live too far from the nearest doctor. Last Mile Health was founded on this belief, and we aim to provide access to life-saving primary health services to all remote Liberians by training and deploying community health workers (CHWs) who work directly in their own communities. Robust research demonstrates that […]

Photo Update | July – September 2017

Posted on 10/19/2017

Thanks to the support of partners like you, we had the opportunity to realize several major milestones this quarter. In August we launched operations in Grand Bassa County, expanding our direct implementation footprint to include a total of three of Liberia’s 15 counties. Just a few weeks later, we joined our partners from the Ministry […]

After Ebola: Why Invest in Community Health?

Posted on 08/30/2017

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa provided a stark reminder that the lack of basic healthcare and disease surveillance systems in remote communities is both a local injustice and a global threat. Last Mile Health CEO Dr. Raj Panjabi, MD, MPH was recently featured on the television news program PBS NewsHour reflecting on the outbreak […]

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We’re working with the Government of Liberia to roll-out a nationwide program that will deploy professional community health workers to provide lifesaving health services to 1.2 million Liberians living in remote communities. We need your support

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