Ibrahim Fawzi Ajami is a Liberian medical doctor born of a Lebanese father and a Liberian mother. He has lived in Liberia his entire life, surviving its 14-year civil war and years long Ebola crisis. During the outbreak, Ibrahim created an initiative to raise awareness of the virus in communities on the outskirts of Monrovia, in addition to working in an Ebola Treatment Unit as a volunteer. In 2017, he founded the Medical Consortium Outreach Program, which seeks to combat the lack of immediate access to primary healthcare in Liberia by stemming illnesses at their source.
Ibrahim is also a Fellow of the President’s Young Professional Program (PYPP), an initiative started by the president of Liberia to identify and develop the country’s most promising future public service leaders. As a PYPP Fellow, he has worked under the direct mentorship of the Liberian Minister of Health, serving as a policy advisor, participating in health planning sessions with the WHO and UNICEF, and representing the minister at public functions and symposiums.
Ibrahim Ajami is son of a Lebanese father and a Liberia mother. He spent his whole life in Liberia growing up in a country immersed in civil war. He was a medical student during the Ebola epidemic. He hopes one day to be the Minister or Health in Liberia.