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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Within Reach: Last Mile Health’s New Four-Year Strategy

Posted on 09/10/2019

Founded in Liberia over a decade ago, Last Mile Health has witnessed the transformative impact that occurs when governments are supported to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality, community-based primary health systems. Now, as we launch a new four-year strategic plan, we hope to accelerate our impact as part of the growing global movement for […]

Reflections from a Frontline Health Worker: Integrated Community Health Systems Drive Better Health Outcomes and Save Lives

Posted on 09/04/2019

By Albertha Freeman, Community Health Nurse Supervisor in Liberia This blog was originally featured on Frontline Health Workers Coalition Albertha Freeman speaks during the World Health Assembly about her experiences as a nurse supervisor in Liberia’s National Community Health Assistant Program As a community health nurse supervisor in Gbarpolu County—one of the most remote, impoverished, […]

Press Release: Macquarie Group Announces Five Winners of the Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award

Posted on 08/27/2019

Sydney, Australia (27 August 2019)–Macquarie Group today announced the five winners of the Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award, a $A50 million philanthropic commitment that seeks to initiate or support projects that address an area of unmet social need. From close to 1,000 applications and an exceptional field of 12 finalists, the winners have been selected to […]

What kind of evidence do we need to strengthen primary healthcare in the 21st century?

Posted on 08/22/2019

Originally published in BMJ Global Health, the below editorial by Dr. Lisa Hirschhorn, MD, MPH, was featured in a supplement focused on strengthening research around primary healthcare. Dr. Hirschhorn is the Senior Director for Implementation and Improvement Science at Last Mile Health. To read the full supplement, visit BMJ Global Health. The increased recognition of […]

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