Dr Jahangir Alom
Barts Health NHS Trust | London
Over the course of the pandemic, Dr Jahangir Alom (often known as Jingy) advocated for better safety measures for ethnic minority communities and later became a trusted voice for COVID19 vaccines. He has contributed to several policy papers advising health authorities on their COVID19 strategy. Jahangir collaborated with social media influencers, faith leaders and community activists to support people in making their vaccine decision. He delivered the engagement strategy at NHS England that saw over 147,000 of the most hesitant healthcare workers take up the vaccine.
Nominated by: Rushanara Ali MP