Raj Panjabi

CEO, Last Mile Health; Associate Physician, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Raj Panjabi is CEO of Last Mile Health, an associate physician in Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Division of Global Health Equity, and an instructor at Harvard Medical School. At nine years old, he and his family fled Liberia’s civil war, but he returned in 2005 to work with the Liberia Ministry of Health — then co-founded Last Mile Health. Panjabi is a recipient of the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, the TED Prize, and the Global Citizen Movement Award. He was named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People, one of Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders, a Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Social Entrepreneur, and an Echoing Green Fellow.

Videos/Audio of Raj Panjabi

True, sustainable social change is difficult to achieve, and historically very few donors have been willing to make big... See more
Community health workers bring lifesaving care to hard-to-reach locations. More than one billion people inhabit areas... See more
By 2030, the world will face a shortage of almost 14 million health care workers. In the United States alone, we’ll... See more
Community health workers, social media networks, and local residents serve as the first line of defense against global... See more