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Johns Hopkins: Alumnus Discusses Bringing Healthcare to the World’s Most Remote Places in TED Talk Featured on NPR

Dr. Raj Panjabi, an alumnus of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is featured on National Public Radio (NPR) in a TED Talk in which he discusses bringing healthcare to the more than 1 billion people around the world living in areas with no access to health workers. Dr. Panjabi is the CEO and co-founder of Last Mile Health, a nonprofit aiming to bring care to the world’s hardest to reach places. Dr. Panjabi received his MPH from the Bloomberg School in 2006.

In this talk, Dr. Panjabi shares his vision, with specific examples and broad goals for improving global healthcare access, including in rural North America.

Dr. Panjabi serves as a physician in the Division of Global Health Equity at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He was listed among TIME’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2016 and was awarded the $1 million TED Prize in 2017. Dr. Panjabi graduated with bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Listen to Dr. Panjabi’s talk here.

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