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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Robyn Calder: Driving Impact through Collaborative Philanthropy

Posted on 12/13/2019

Robyn Calder is the Executive Director of The ELMA Philanthropies Services (U.S.) Inc, which develops and manages strategies, investments, and partnerships for The ELMA Group of Foundations. ELMA invests in healthcare and education for children in Africa; humanitarian relief globally; social entrepreneurs fighting poverty in Africa; and music and youth development in the United States. […]

Madeleine Ballard: Advocating for high-impact community health systems design

Posted on 12/10/2019

Madeleine Ballard, PhD, is Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Community Health Impact Coalition, an alliance of community health implementers (including Last Mile Health) in 20+ countries working to accelerate the adoption of high-impact community health systems design. From HIV and AIDS to community health, Madeleine has spent her career working alongside advocates to bring […]

Baryou Cadard: Reducing maternal mortality through facility-based delivery

Posted on 12/10/2019

Boegeezay is a small town in an isolated region of northern Rivercess County, Liberia. Outside of a weekly market, there are only a handful of small shops selling basic provisions. The cellular network is often down making it hard to keep in touch with family, and for most of the rainy season, it’s a trying, […]

Asok Poudel Sharma: Navigating community-based primary healthcare in rural Asia

Posted on 12/10/2019

After traveling for days by bus and on foot, Asok Poudel Sharma arrived at his first job at a health post in rural Nepal – only to find an empty lot. Despite the seemingly disparate conditions, Asok was committed to stay and went on to build the first community health post in the district, extending […]

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