Clinical Associates

A diverse and agile group of experienced practising family physicians, nurses, and global health practitioners who deliver our projects through our peer-to-peer approach: developing learning content, facilitating training and mentoring, and collaborating with partners to develop intervention models for the strengthening of primary healthcare systems.

  • Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore

    Clinical Director
    Mamsallah is a practising GP/Family physician. With an MSc in Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene...

    Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore

    Clinical Director

    Mamsallah is a practising GP/Family physician. With an MSc in Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Mamsallah is also a seasoned health policy consultant and is currently based between the UK and Nigeria. She began work as a GP in inner city London, before moving to South Africa to work in operational research at the interface of HIV and primary care, subsequently working as a Clinical Lecturer in Family Medicine at Wits University. Most recently Mamsallah has worked in clinical practice in Lagos alongside a role as Faculty at the Healthcare Leadership Academy: HLA Africa.  Mamsallah has worked with PCI since 2017, supporting a number of different partners and projects, and since 2020 has overseen all the clinical side to our work, as Clinical Director. In particular she has been leading our Clinical Associates on the development of material for our PCI Academy, ensuring that healthworkers get accurate, up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills to manage a range of NCDs and broader primary care issues.

  • Dr Penny Milner

    Senior Associate
    Penny is a GP with over 26 years experience of working in primary care in South East London with its...

    Dr Penny Milner

    Senior Associate

    Penny is a GP with over 26 years experience of working in primary care in South East London with its culturally and socially diverse population. As well as her clinical practice she is a medical educator and teaches evidence-based medicine and communication skills to specialist trainees in general practice as well as medical students at St George’s medical school. She is a programme director for a postgraduate GP training programme in South East London. She has The Diploma in the Medical Care of Catastrophes, and currently volunteers at a clinic for refugees in London. She has international experience in family medicine & nurse mentorship in Peru & Nepal.

  • Dr Helen Bygrave

    Senior Associate
    Dr Helen Bygrave trained as a doctor in the UK and continues to work as a GP in East London...

    Dr Helen Bygrave

    Senior Associate

    Dr Helen Bygrave trained as a doctor in the UK and continues to work as a GP in East London. An experienced global health professional, Helen works as the NCD Advisor for the Médécins Sans Frontières Access Campaign and has since 2005 been providing technical support for MSF’s HIV/TB projects across Africa and Asia. Outside MSF she consults for the WHO and the International AIDS Society, providing technical assistance to national ART programmes worldwide. For PCI, Helen is currently leading an NCD programme for the UNHCR in Tanzania and has previously worked on training and quality assurance projects in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Rwanda.  

  • Kidest Nadew

    Nurse/Health Systems Advisor
    Kidest is an experienced healthcare professional with extensive work experience in paediatrics clinical and community nursing (HIV and other blood...

    Kidest Nadew

    Nurse/Health Systems Advisor

    Kidest is an experienced healthcare professional with extensive work experience in paediatrics clinical and community nursing (HIV and other blood borne diseases, PMTCT) , program management, hospital middle management, Human Resources for Health and health systems strengthening in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Australia, the Republic of Ireland and Nigeria. She has led the development of multiple leadership capacity building programs, development of curriculum and leadership coaching programs. Ms Nadew holds a Master’s of Health Science from the University of Sydney and is a doctoral candidate with Glasgow Caledonian University in Health and Life Sciences. She also holds certificates in human resources management, leadership and change management coaching.

  • Dr Brighton Chireka

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Brighton is a GP/ Family physician and an international health consultant with over 20 years clinical experience across primary, secondary...

    Dr Brighton Chireka

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Brighton is a GP/ Family physician and an international health consultant with over 20 years clinical experience across primary, secondary and tertiary care. He has extensive experience in frontline clinical delivery of health services as well as health systems designing, strengthening, commissioning and delivery. He has worked as a clinical commissioner, primary care physician, community advocate, regional clinical lead for child health and maternity services, strategic leader on the governing board of the NHS South Kent Coast Clinical Commissioning Group(CCG). Internationally Brighton has over 5 years of working in health facilities and teaching in Zimbabwe. He led the engagement of clinicians in organisational culture change in hospitals in Zimbabwe which led to the improvement of quality of healthcare provided. 

  • Dr. Khairat Al Habbal

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Khairat is a family physician, medical educator, consultant and researcher. She holds an MSc in Global Health Policy from the...

    Dr. Khairat Al Habbal

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Khairat is a family physician, medical educator, consultant and researcher. She holds an MSc in Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. As a practicing family physician, she runs an inpatient and outpatient practice in Beirut. She is also a faculty member at a prominent medical school in Lebanon teaching both family medicine and social medicine. With the shift to online teaching, she transformed her courses into online delivery while maintaining the interactive aspects. She worked on consultancy projects related to assessment of competency-based medical education for the family medicine programme. Her research interests include empathetic communication, medical education, conflicts of interest as well as women and children’s health. Previously, she worked as a trainer with the United Nations Development Programme to improve primary care in Lebanon. She was also a trainer at the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations where she was the regional assistant on human rights and peace. With PCI, she is currently working on the PCI Academy project as well as the Libyan project.

  • Dr Reina Alameddine

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Reina is a practising family physician and medical director of a primary health care center in Beirut. She also works...

    Dr Reina Alameddine

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Reina is a practising family physician and medical director of a primary health care center in Beirut. She also works for a health economics and outcome research consultancy firm. Prior to that, she led (in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health in Lebanon) an audit for the “Emergency Primary Health Care Restoration Project”, a national project funded by the World Bank, delivering training and capacity building to primary care teams working in 75 centers across the country. Reina represents Lebanon in Al-Razi movement for young family doctors, WONCA and has been actively involved in their activities, advocating for primary care in the East Mediterranean region. She graduated from the American University of Beirut and holds a Master degree in health policy from Imperial College London.

  • Dr Peter Le Feuvre

    Honorary Clinical Advisor
    Peter is a GP / family physician with thirty years experience in family medicine. In addition to his work with asylum...

    Dr Peter Le Feuvre

    Honorary Clinical Advisor

    Peter is a GP / family physician with thirty years experience in family medicine. In addition to his work with asylum seekers for the NHS, he has extensive international experience. He spent four years working in Tunisia and regularly teaches on a Family Medicine course run by the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. As PCI’s former – and founding – Clinical Director, Peter supported and advised the clinical team across the whole PCI portfolio, as well as leading a number of projects. He continues to provide clinical expertise across a range of projects for PCI.

  • Sarah Banham

    Advanced Nurse Practitioner
    Sarah is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with almost 30 years of experience in general practice. She ran her own GP...

    Sarah Banham

    Advanced Nurse Practitioner

    Sarah is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with almost 30 years of experience in general practice. She ran her own GP practice as clinical lead for 14 years and has led care with all types of NCDs. Sarah has worked for the Department of Health as a Nurse Advisor and as a director for various local primary care organisations. She spent 5 years setting up primary care services in India together with school nursing services for the Government, accelerated discharge and community palliative care. For the last 4 years she has worked as a Director at BUPA working in Asia, the Middle East and South America and led a project with EkJut in India tackling infant and maternal mortality.

  • Dr Sarah Montgomery

    Honorary Clinical Advisor
    Sarah is a GP / family physician with extensive international experience in building capacity in health care professionals in low and...

    Dr Sarah Montgomery

    Honorary Clinical Advisor

    Sarah is a GP / family physician with extensive international experience in building capacity in health care professionals in low and middle income settings, with a focus on pragmatic, evidence-based training and support. As a Clinical Advisor for the NHS she designed and delivered primary health care services for asylum seekers. Internationally Sarah has a wide range of teaching, facilitating and advisory experience in primary health care across Africa, Asia and the Middle East. As PCI’s former – and founding – Clinical Director, Sarah supported and advised the clinical team across the whole PCI portfolio, as well as leading a number of projects. She continues to provide clinical expertise across a range of projects for PCI, with special expertise advising on the building blocks of effective primary health care in resource-poor settings with a particular focus on NCD care.

  • Dr Anbreen Slama-Chaudhry

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Anbreen is a primary care doctor and a Swiss board certified specialist in General and Internal Medicine. As a practising...

    Dr Anbreen Slama-Chaudhry

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Anbreen is a primary care doctor and a Swiss board certified specialist in General and Internal Medicine. As a practising physician in several regional and teaching hospitals in Switzerland, she held the position of senior resident in the Department of Primary Care, Community Medicine and Emergencies at the Geneva University Hospitals for more than a decade. Since her move to Eygpt in 2014, she has worked as a consultant in medical training, advising medical institutions on chronic care management and training doctors in primary care delivery as well as improving chronic diseases management. She has most recently supported PCI’s work on NCD care pathways in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Libya.

  • Dr Salome Ngata

    Health Systems Advisor
    Salome is a General Practitioner and a Public Health/Health Management Specialist with over 25 years working experience in clinical...

    Dr Salome Ngata

    Health Systems Advisor

    Salome is a General Practitioner and a Public Health/Health Management Specialist with over 25 years working experience in clinical work, research and development and currently undertaking Master of Family Medicine at the University of Edinburgh (UK).  Salome has been supporting the Health Sector in Kenya and South Sudan as a Clinician and in Programme Management in Health Systems Strengthening, Quality of Care Improvement, Health Information Systems, Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, NCDs (especially Diabetes and Hypertension), Curriculum Development, Training and other capacity building activities.

  • Dr Philippa Harris

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Philippa initially trained as a physician with an interest in infectious diseases, tropical medicine and HIV and has worked with...

    Dr Philippa Harris

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Philippa initially trained as a physician with an interest in infectious diseases, tropical medicine and HIV and has worked with rural communities in Kenya,Tanzania and South Africa.  She is now combining primary care clinical practice In the UK and her interest in global health with an MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, focusing on NCD care. Philippa has recently returned from working for an NGO in Zanzibar where she has been involved in a sustainable model of healthcare delivery alongside the Ministry of Health. For PCI Philippa has worked on NCD care for the UNHCR in Tanzania, and is now involved in a partnership with the Mozambique Institute for Health Educational and Research.

  • Dr Chomba Sinyangwe

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Chomba is a medical doctor and public health practitioner with over 18 years’ experience working in clinical practice and leading...

    Dr Chomba Sinyangwe

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Chomba is a medical doctor and public health practitioner with over 18 years’ experience working in clinical practice and leading public health development programs. He has previously served as clinical lead for a rural HIV clinic at the peak of the HIV epidemic in Zambia and also led and trained frontline health workers in reproductive and maternal healthcare. His public health experience includes several years in health program design, management, health policy and leadership including serving as Resident Advisor for the United States President’s Malaria Initiative in Zambia. Recently, Chomba served as Clinical Education Director for a community-focused international non-governmental organization leading the organization’s clinical education work on health workforce capacity building for community health workers and frontline health workers in East Africa.

  • Dr. Zipporah Ali

    Health Systems Advisor
    Dr Zipporah Ali has recently retired from the position of Executive Director of Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA...

    Dr. Zipporah Ali

    Health Systems Advisor

    Dr Zipporah Ali has recently retired from the position of Executive Director of Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA), a position she held for 15 years. She is the current chair of the NCD Alliance Kenya (NCDAK) and the Vice President of Africa Organization for Research & Training in Cancer (AORTIC) East Africa. Dr. Ali has been and continues to be involved in advocacy and creating awareness on pain relief and palliative care in Kenya for children and adults. She is an advocate for prevention of NCDs, as well as Universal Health Coverage (UHC). In her leadership role as the Executive Director for KEHPCA, she was very instrumental in fostering strong relationships with the Ministry of Health to integrate palliative care into government hospitals. She was also instrumental in advocating for palliative care to be included in the undergraduate medical and nursing schools in Kenya. She is a strong advocate for NCD prevention, control and treatment and was instrumental in developing the first National Cancer Control Strategy and the National Guidelines for Cancer Management-Kenya. She has also advocated for palliative care to be integrated in other non-communicable diseases as well as infectious diseases.

    Dr. Ali has been involved in a number of activities at the World Health Assembly (Geneva) and the UN High Level Meetings on Non-communicable diseases. She is a strong advocate for the right to health for all and a supporter of the movement of meaningful involvement of persons living with serious health conditions and leaving no one behind.

    Dr. Ali holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Nairobi, and Degree of Master in Palliative Care from the University of Dundee. She has received a number of awards in recognition of her work nationally and globally. These include:

    • Doctor of Law Honoris Causa-University of Dundee (2018)
    • International Humanitarian Award-Women4Africa (2018)
    • Social Impact Award for the Sub-Saharan Africa region-British Council (2018)
    • Honorary Doctor of the University by Oxford Brookes University (2012)
    • Individual Advocacy Award by the African Palliative Care Association and Open Society Foundations (2013
    • African Palliative Care Award –(In recognition for being on the interim board and later serving on the board for 2 teams) -2007
  • Dr Kiran Cheedella

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Kiran works as a GP in the UK and also with Queen Margaret University and the College of Medicine and...

    Dr Kiran Cheedella

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Kiran works as a GP in the UK and also with Queen Margaret University and the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences Sierra Leone on non-communicable disease action research projects. He has worked in both humanitarian and development contexts across Africa, Asia and Europe.

  • Marion Lynch

    Nurse/Health Systems Advisor
    Marion has a portfolio career spanning 37 years of clinical, educational and strategic work across the world mostly in the...

    Marion Lynch

    Nurse/Health Systems Advisor

    Marion has a portfolio career spanning 37 years of clinical, educational and strategic work across the world mostly in the UK NHS. As a Deputy Director with NHS she is responsible for primary care professional standards and system transformation for a population of 6 million people. For the past eighteen years she has also designed and delivered educational programmes including quality improvement, leadership and  medical education. Her Doctorate is in Medical Education and the arts. Her Masters Degrees are in Primary Care Development and in Health Promotion and Education. Marion is a Visiting Professor of Dementia with the University of West London. She is the health content advisor for a newly formed health and drama charity, Human Story Theatre, and a Trustee for an established arts charity Paintings in Hospital. She is the Director of  Fiona Foundation for Kids, a global childrens’ health and welfare charity set up in 2017 in memory of Fiona, her sister.

  • Dr Silvia Okamgba

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Silvia is a UK qualified Family Physician currently based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She holds a Masters Degree in Health...

    Dr Silvia Okamgba

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Silvia is a UK qualified Family Physician currently based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She holds a Masters Degree in Health Policy and Planning from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as well as the Diploma in Tropical Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians.

  • Dr John Walley

    GP/Health Systems Advisor
    John is a Clinical Professor of International Public Health at the Nuffield Centre for International Health, Medical School, University of...

    Dr John Walley

    GP/Health Systems Advisor

    John is a Clinical Professor of International Public Health at the Nuffield Centre for International Health, Medical School, University of Leeds, UK. He teaches public health, disease control and prirmary care. He has led various health programmes and advised ministries of health at national and regional levels in countries in Africa and Asia, as well as working as consultant to WHO.  He has worked on a wide variety of programmes to strengthen health systems, primary care delivery and disease control. This includes leading as director, for 20 years, a series of UKaid-funded communicable and NCD disease control (COMDIS) health service delivery (HSD) research and service development programmes in Africa, South Asia and China. This work has included developing and evaluating care packages for TB and NCDs. John has conducted trials and published numerous papers on NCD and primary care, and he is also a practicing GP.

  • Dr David Mazza

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    David has more than twenty years of experience as a General Practitioner / Family Physician. Having led large urban practices, his...

    Dr David Mazza

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    David has more than twenty years of experience as a General Practitioner / Family Physician. Having led large urban practices, his clinical practice is now on a remote Scottish Island. David has a longstanding interest in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and has worked as a palliative care facilitator and lecturer in the UK and in India. For PCI he has advised on primary care strategy and has worked as a primary care trainer and facilitator across Africa, Asia and the Middle East. His most recent projects include creating an NCD training programme for the Ministry of Health in Botswana and leading a team working on NCD care for the UNHCR in Uganda.

  • Dr Lucinda Hiam

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Lucinda has worked as a GP in London and recently returned from working with MSF in Jordan. She has a...

    Dr Lucinda Hiam

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Lucinda has worked as a GP in London and recently returned from working with MSF in Jordan. She has a masters’ in Public Health from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where she holds an honorary research fellow position, and is undertaking a part-time DPhil at the University of Oxford in Geography and the Environment. Lucinda has facilitated NCD workshops in both Jordan and Uganda, as well as training on access to healthcare in the UK. Alongside her NHS and academic work, Lucinda is a GP Champion for Doctors of the World UK, supporting and advocating for access to healthcare for all.

  • Dr Caroline Jones

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Caroline trained as a family medicine doctor in the US and now works as a GP in an inner city...

    Dr Caroline Jones

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Caroline trained as a family medicine doctor in the US and now works as a GP in an inner city practice in the UK. She also holds a Masters in Public Health. Caroline’s initial experience of working lower income settings was in rural Nepal, seeing patients and teaching community health care workers. She has worked with PCI since 2014, initially helping write teaching materials for a leading medical education college in India as well as working in one of PCI’s first projects in Somaliland. Since then she has developed numerous Continuous Medical Education materials for PCI, and currently acts as clinical lead in a partnership with LifeNet, implementing a model of NCD care in three health centres in Masaka, Uganda.

  • Dr Anushka Mehrotra

    GP / Health Systems Advisor
    Anushka is a GP/Family Physician in diverse South East London, working with a multi-cultural community. One of her...

    Dr Anushka Mehrotra

    GP / Health Systems Advisor

    Anushka is a GP/Family Physician in diverse South East London, working with a multi-cultural community. One of her interests is migrant health, having volunteered with organisations in the UK supporting vulnerable migrants and with the UK Chagas Hub to promote Chagas testing in the UK’s Latin American community. She also has experience as a digital health leader, both privately and in the NHS where she is Medical Director for a GP Federation. She has previously lived and worked in Argentina, and has a Masters in Public Health.

  • Salvador Camacho

    Health Systems Advisor
    Salvador Camacho is a multidisciplinary public health professional. His main interest is in non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and his work...

    Salvador Camacho

    Health Systems Advisor

    Salvador Camacho is a multidisciplinary public health professional. His main interest is in non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and his work focuses on challenging prevention paradigms. His particular focus is on nutrition and obesity, whilst he has also developed innovative marketing campaigns based on insights from behavioural economics to promote water consumption as a substitute for sugary drinks. He has presented his research in NCD prevention and the use of behavioral insights in internationally. He currently leads public health projects and teams at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute in Basel, Germany. He holds a Doctoral degree (magna cum laude) in Public Health from the University of Heidelberg, where he also graduated from an Msc in International Health. He also holds an MBA and a Bachelor in Construction Engineering.

  • Tineke De Groot

    Nurse/Health Systems Advisor
    Tineke is a Registered Nurse, international Public Health professional and Educational Trainer. She has worked in a variety of primary...

    Tineke De Groot

    Nurse/Health Systems Advisor

    Tineke is a Registered Nurse, international Public Health professional and Educational Trainer. She has worked in a variety of primary health care settings in South America, Sub Saharan Africa and the Netherlands. In Kenya she was involved in setting up a community-based healthcare insurance plan with PharmAccess, assuring access to healthcare in a rural setting. She has been a health system advisor on various health projects worldwide, including setting up NCD patient support groups. Nowadays she is involved in training health care professionals at the Christian University of Applied Sciences (Ede, Netherlands) to prepare to work in low-income settings. Tineke spends her time thinking about and creating inspiring and challenging e-learning programmes. With a Masters in Public Health from the University of South Africa (Pretoria), she has a passion for Universal Health Coverage.

  • Dr Rita Issa

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Dr Rita Issa is GP in East London and Clinical Research Fellow in Climate Change, Migration and Health at University...

    Dr Rita Issa

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Dr Rita Issa is GP in East London and Clinical Research Fellow in Climate Change, Migration and Health at University College London/ Lancet Migration. She’s previously worked on primary care and NCD programmes with Palestinian and Syrian communities in Lebanon with MSF, as a medic with Greenpeace, and with the World Health Organisation’s climate and health department – coordinating with country partners in Latin America to deliver the first round of ‘climate and health country profiles’ used at COP21.

  • Eatimad Abbas

    Nurse/Midwife/Health System Advisor
    Eatimad is a Public Health Professional with a master’s degree in public health, Bachelor degree in nursing sciences and...

    Eatimad Abbas

    Nurse/Midwife/Health System Advisor

    Eatimad is a Public Health Professional with a master’s degree in public health, Bachelor degree in nursing sciences and high diploma in midwifery.

    She practiced nursing and midwifery in different settings of primary health care services in Palestine: mainly those targeting people living in remote areas and seeking NCD, mental health and reproductive health services. In addition, she worked for more than 10 years as a lecturer and clinical instructor for nursing and midwifery students in Ibn Sina College for Health Sciences, Bethlehem University and Al-Quds University.

    Currently she is working with the Palestinian National Institute of Public Health as Public Health Officer where she is participating in implementing recognized health projects in Palestine.

    Throughout her work in public health, she has Nurse/Midwifecoordinated health projects in both development and humanitarian settings with different partners and stakeholders including; local and international governmental and non-governmental organizations in Palestine, Jordan, Morocco and Sudan.

  • Enrique Castro-Sánchez

    Nurse/Health Systems Advisor
    Enrique trained in nursing in Spain and public health in the UK. He is currently a lecturer, postdoctoral researcher and...

    Enrique Castro-Sánchez

    Nurse/Health Systems Advisor

    Enrique trained in nursing in Spain and public health in the UK. He is currently a lecturer, postdoctoral researcher and consultant nurse in communication and research. His professional interests have centred on infectious diseases including HIV&AIDS, tuberculosis, infection control and appropriate use of antibiotics, the development and evaluation of new workforce roles and models, and health literacy. He has consulted to the WHO on leadership in infection control, and professional education. He has worked on building nursing capacity and training in Pakistan, Chile, and across Europe, with research in South Africa, Rwanda, Mexico, and Nepal, among others.

  • Dr Helen Pleger

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Helen is a Primary Care doctor and Public Health professional. She was born and raised in Kenya, and has worked...

    Dr Helen Pleger

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Helen is a Primary Care doctor and Public Health professional. She was born and raised in Kenya, and has worked in a variety of health care settings in sub-Saharan Africa, including overseeing primary care services in a county in South Sudan and as Clinical Director for a primary care facility in Nairobi. Helen has also worked alongside the Ministry of Health, donors and others in Nigeria in strategic planning for improving health systems in conflict-affected parts of the country. She has a passion for training and working collaboratively with others on complex issues. She holds a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and a Masters in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

  • Dr Camille Gajria

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Camille is a GP in London providing primary care to a multicultural population, and a medical education fellow at Imperial...

    Dr Camille Gajria

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Camille is a GP in London providing primary care to a multicultural population, and a medical education fellow at Imperial College London. She previously worked in rural India to set up a medication safety system and designed a clinical skills course for nursing students. As part of her roles supporting recently qualified GPs, she delivered international workshops on innovation, implicit bias, quality improvement, and research in primary care for low- and middle-income countries, and continues collaborations with primary care physicians worldwide through WONCA.  She is currently part of the PCI team working on e-learning materials.

  • Dr Raphael Nepomuceno

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Raphael is a family physician working in primary care and emergency medicine. He practices mainly in Inuit and First Nation...

    Dr Raphael Nepomuceno

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Raphael is a family physician working in primary care and emergency medicine. He practices mainly in Inuit and First Nation communities in the Nunavut Territories and Northern Manitoba in Canada. He has also worked with refugees and internally displaced populations in Iraq, Greece and Bangladesh. He also worked in Sierra Leone as an Ebola Treatment Unity Physician. He has experience in analyzing data related to primary care access and in program evaluation of community health programs. Raphael is also one of the course facilitators for the Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTMH) course in Nagasaki University School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health. He develops learning materials and educational tools for the DTMH course and has helped transition the course into an accessible in-person/ online hybrid course.

  • Dr Marian Davis

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Marian has been a GP for more than 35 years, working mostly in rural Herefordshire. She has a longstanding interest...

    Dr Marian Davis

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Marian has been a GP for more than 35 years, working mostly in rural Herefordshire. She has a longstanding interest in adolescent health, particularly the issues of access, transition in all its senses and health inequalities, and chairs the Adolescent Health Group at RCGP. She has led a Balint-type seminar  in psychosexual medicine for over twenty years. Having left her practice in 2016, she continues to work as a non-principal in the UK whilst volunteering in a variety of settings overseas working alongside local staff developing services, mentoring and delivering education materials.

  • Dr Mona Osman

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Mona (MD, MPH, MBA, DipIBLM) is a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician and an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, the medical...

    Dr Mona Osman

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Mona (MD, MPH, MBA, DipIBLM) is a Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician and an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, the medical director of the family medicine clinics, and the coordinator of community and outreach activities in the Department of Family Medicine at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC). She is the Director of University Health Services and the Co-Director of the refugee health program at the American University of Beirut.

    Mona is the Head of the Training Committee of the Scientific Council of Family Medicine at the Arab Board of Health Specializations, and she is leading the newly launched Regional Professional Diploma in Family Medicine. She is also the Vice President/President-Elect of the Lebanese Society of Family Medicine.

    She has more than 20 years of experience in family medicine, health care professionals’ education, community health, refugee health, non-communicable diseases, primary health care, public health and health care management. She worked with Non-Governmental Organizations, Academic Institutions, Private Companies, Public institutions, International Organizations, and United Nation Agencies.

    Mona founded the CHAMPS Fund: The Hicham El Hage Program for Young Hearts & Athletes Health at AUBMC in memory of her son, which is a humanitarian fund that helps save the lives of youth especially young athletes from sudden cardiac arrest.

  • Lundi-Anne Omam

    Health Systems Advisor
    Lundi-Anne Omam is a Public Health expert with over a decade of experience developing, managing and coordinating primary health...

    Lundi-Anne Omam

    Health Systems Advisor

    Lundi-Anne Omam is a Public Health expert with over a decade of experience developing, managing and coordinating primary health interventions in hard-to-reach, post-conflict and conflict-affected communities. She served as the Assistant Executive Director of Reach Out Cameroon and also served as the Vice President of the oversight committee for programs funded by Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in her country. Her experience in humanitarian health responses are service delivery during different models of care advocacy, health system strengthening, project coordination and management.

    Lundi-Anne Omam has a Master’s degree in Global Health Systems, Theory and Policy from Queen Mary University of London. Currently, she is studying a PhD in Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge and her research interest is in primary health care in conflict-affected settings of Cameroon and Nigeria.

  • Dr. Hesham Ben Masaud

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    For the past five years, Hesham has been working as a family medicine and emergency medicine consultant in Tripoli. He...

    Dr. Hesham Ben Masaud

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    For the past five years, Hesham has been working as a family medicine and emergency medicine consultant in Tripoli. He is aso the president of the Libyan general practice society. Over the past seven years he has gained extensive experience in the field of clinical education for undergraduates at the University of Tripoli, postgraduate training in the general practice council of the Libyan medical board, and in-site training (face to face and online learning) as a freelance consultant with many local (LGPS, LEMA, team for training) and international organisations (WHO, UNICEF, IMC, GIZ, and MIT) in different programs (FPA, NCDs, mental health, maternity care, child health, emergency care, infection prevention control, and lastly Covid-19 preparedness and response) to different health care professions (physicians, nurses, administration, policymaker, etc.) in different geographic regions in Libya. He participated in establishing the service delivery package (services & intervention, job description, staff pattern, essential operational drug list, essential operational equipment list, quality indicators, medical records, patient flow, clinical office design) of general practice specialty in Libya in cooperation with the public health insurance fund.

    Hesham also participated in establishing a general practice curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate, postgraduate training programs, postgraduate portfolio, and the new model for assessment for the OSCE exam in postgraduate in the general practice council. He participated in fighting against the covid-19 pandemic by working at the scientific consultancy committee against the covid-19 pandemic at the presidency council of the government of the national accord of Libya.

  • Dr Aisha Liman

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Aisha is a Public Health Physician passionate about teaching and creating enabling environments for preventive medicine. She has worked in...

    Dr Aisha Liman

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Aisha is a Public Health Physician passionate about teaching and creating enabling environments for preventive medicine. She has worked in a number of contexts, building experience in health systems strengthening, emergency programming and cross cutting issues like gender, diversity and inclusion. She has a Masters in Global Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and presently works for the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan as Senior Health Programme Advisor. Aisha served on the board of African Public Health Network as General Secretary and as Co-Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Community Affairs, Johns Hopkins Student Assembly. She is an awardee of the Delta-Omega Honorary Society of Public Health, Washington, 2021. Aisha has worked in Nigeria, Syria, Iraq, Sudan, South Sudan and Afghanistan with NGOs alongside the host country’s Ministry of Public Health. She targets to contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals globally, with particular attention to Health, Education and Gender.

  • Dr Samantha Ross

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Samantha has been involved with writing projects for PCI since 2014 , and has been a GP principal in Glasgow for...

    Dr Samantha Ross

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Samantha has been involved with writing projects for PCI since 2014 , and has been a GP principal in Glasgow for 20 years, as well as a GP with a specialist interest in paediatric nutrition. She is currently a specialist committee member on the NICE Maternal and Child Nutrition guideline. She also is actively involved in undergraduate education and is an honorary clinical senior lecturer at Glasgow University.