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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Delivering Digital Educational Content for CHWs on a Global Scale

Posted on 08/13/2019

By: Michael Bailey, Magnus Conteh, Siobhan Kelley, and Dr. Chomba Sinyangwe This article was originally published on CHW Central Background and rationale Studies show that trained, high-performing, community health workers (CHWs) can save more than three million lives annually, when integrated into the primary health care system [1]. Unfortunately, many community health worker programs are […]

Last Mile Health Amplifies its Global Engagement

Posted on 07/26/2019

Revolutionizing Training for Community Health Workers in Ethiopia In May, Raj Panjabi, CEO of Last Mile Health, and Magnus Conteh, Executive Director of the Community Health Academy, joined The Elders in Ethiopia to celebrate the country’s commitment to advancing universal health coverage through the national Health Extension Program. This program was featured as a case […]

Last Mile Operations

Posted on 07/26/2019

As Liberia enters the height of rainy season, health workers around the country brace themselves. Monrovia may hold the title for wettest capital city in the world, but it’s the rural and remote areas that are most impacted as rivers swell, bridges wash away, and roads turn into rivers of red mud. With only 7% […]

Three Takeaways on Community Health from the 72nd World Health Assembly

Posted on 07/25/2019

Paid Community Health Workers are critical for Universal Health Coverage In a historic vote, 194 member states unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the contributions made by community health workers (CHWs) to achieve universal health coverage, respond to health emergencies, and promote healthier populations. The resolution urges countries and partners to use the World Health Organization […]

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