Ernest Madu founded the Heart Institute of the Caribbean, a revolutionary clinic for cardiovascular diseases in Kingston, Jamaica — revolutionary for offering first-class health care in a developing nation. His next stop: Nigeria.
Why you should listen to him:
Dr. Ernest Chijioke Madu believes that people in the developing world have a right to world-class health care. At his three Heart Institute of the Caribbean clinics –in Kingston and Mandeville, Jamaica, and in the Cayman Islands — he delivers more than $1 million a year in free or reduced-care treatment, a significant contribution in an area where 56% of hospital deaths are caused by cardiovascular disease.