Brittney Varpilah is the Deputy Country Director, Programs in Liberia. In this role, she oversees our health system strengthening efforts and supports the Liberia Ministry of Health to scale and institutionalize the National Community Health Assistant Program, which is the country’s first national community health worker program. She joined the Last Mile Health team in 2016 as a consultant to support the Ministry of Health to develop the 2016-2021 Community Health Services Policy and lead the design of the accompanying curriculum for the National Community Health Assistant Program.
Previously, Brittney worked at Mercy Corps in Liberia on youth development and community health programming and at World Learning where she led international youth exchange programming. She holds a Master of Arts in International Education from the School for International Training and Bachelor of Arts in International and Global Studies from the University of Maine.