Five Key Lessons From Ebola That Can Help Us Win Against Coronavirus, Everywhere

Aspen Global Innovators | June 2, 2020

Raj Panjabi, Last Mile Health

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.

Image from TIME Magazine

In this week’s Aspen Health for All Live Conversation, Raj Panjabi joins Agnes Binagwaho to share key insights from the 2014-2016 Ebola crisis to strengthen the fight against COVID-19. Raj was featured in TIME Magazine’s Leadership in Times of Crisis series and co-authored a piece with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President of the Republic of Liberia to share five recommendations to strengthen the global pandemic response. “We are not defined by the conditions we face, no matter how hopeless they seem – we are defined by how we respond to them. Decisive political leadership and global cooperation – along with every single one of us playing our part – will determine if we win the war against this invisible enemy.”