Dr. Shahed Alam

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Noora Health

Shahed is committed to creating inclusive global health systems that recognize skilled caregivers as essential to better health outcomes. He focuses on program development, tech, research, and partnerships to build sustainable systems. Shahed received his MD from Stanford University and is currently an associate faculty member at Ariadne Labs at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He was also a 2022 TED speaker, Audacious Project winner, and Skoll Foundation awardee. 

Other articles by Dr. Shahed Alam
A nurse shares a light moment with a caregiver in a hospital ward, while other caregivers look on.
Dr. Shahed Alam | Dr. Seema Murthy
Why trust in healthcare matters — and what we can do to build it

A caregiver supports a patient as they leave a hospital in Haryana, India
Edith Elliott | Dr. Shahed Alam
Reflections from an audacious year

The story of what happens after receiving two prestigious social impact grants.

Caregivers wait outside a hospital in India
Dr. Shahed Alam
Strengthening health systems, one family at a time

What would happen to health outcomes if caregivers had access to basic, life-saving skills?