Marion Subah is Last Mile Health’s Country Director in Liberia, where she manages the organization’s partnership with the Ministry of Health to scale and sustain the National Community Health Assistant Program, the country’s first national community health worker program. In this role, she leads the organization’s technical assistance to the government, manages the implementation of the program across three counties, and oversees a staff of 180 people.
Marion brings over 35 years of experience as a public health specialist and program manager leading health systems strengthening programs across Liberia focused on reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health and human resources for health. Prior to joining Last Mile Health, Marion provided management and technical oversight for Jhpeigo’s portfolio in Liberia for 10 years. Marion started her career working for the Ministry of Health as a clinician and went on to lead the National Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Program as Director of the Family Health Division. Marion has led programs for several national and international organizations, including the Christian Health Association of Liberia, World Vision, Africare, and Medical Teams International. In 2021, Marion was elected as President of the West African College of Nursing. She is a Certified Registered Nurse Midwife, a Certified Maternal Child Health Registered Nurse, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and a member of the Education Committee of the International Confederation of Midwives.