Madeleine Ballard

Madeleine Ballard

Community Health Collectivist

London, UK

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Madeleine Ballard, PhD, is co-founder and executive director of the Community Health Impact Coalition, a network of health delivery organizations in 40+ countries working to ensure community health workers get the fair pay, supplies, and ongoing support they need so everyone can have access to high quality healthcare. Dr. Ballard is also an Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She holds a PhD in evaluation science from the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and was previously the founding Program Manager of Last Mile Health, a Liberian organization that recruits, trains, and equips community health workers to provide primary care in remote villages. 

She has spoken about health access, collaboration, and human rights at various conferences and universities.

SPEAKING TOPICS INCLUDE: 

Getting care to everyone, everywhere

A short history of health for all

Radical collaboration (and how it’s critical for beating back pandemics)

Too often in the development sector organizations tend to focus on their own growth, push their own brands, and see each other as competitors rather than collaborators. It is a testament to all of the organizations in our coalition that they understand that public sector systems change is not a competition for a share of the market—instead, the only way to achieve health for all is to work together.
- Madeleine Ballard
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