Dr Chi Chi
Dr Chi-Chi Ekhator is a GP in London and a GP Appraiser for NHS England. She is Vice Chair of Ascension Trust, an organisation known for initiatives that seek to help the vulnerable in society.
Dr Chi-Chi leads the AT Beacon Project, a health initiative of Ascension Trust working on the ground in the heart of neighbourhoods with key partners and stakeholders to address health inequalities. Their health and wellbeing hubs are in sites such as a social supermarket, a barber shop, churches, and an inner-city estate. Their aim is to help vulnerable communities in South-East London live healthier, flourishing lives.
Dr Chi-Chi has also led several medical projects in less resourced countries and communities around the world and is part of the Bishop of London’s Health inequalities action groups (HIAG), an interfaith group of leaders exploring health inequalities in the capital and how faith groups contribute to supporting health.
Dr Chi-Chi also takes an active role in her community and was previously an elected school governor overseeing special educational and disability needs, aspects of health and safety and welfare of the school community.