Clinical Associates

A diverse and agile group of experienced practising family physicians, nurses, and global health practitioners: delivering training and support remotely and in diverse settings and languages around the world.

  • Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore

    Clinical Director
    Mamsallah is a practising GP/Family physician. 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. 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...

    Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore

    Clinical Director

    Mamsallah is a practising GP/Family physician. 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. 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. With PCI, Mamsallah has worked with the WHO, UNHCR, IRC and others to strengthen primary healthcare systems in Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, with a focus on building capacity for NCD care in primary healthcare. She is currently leading efforts to grow and expand an open access Covid-19 e-learning resource for front-line health workers in resource-poor settings. She is also providing leadership for a collaboration with the WHO, which will see PCI co-create a package of NCD learning resources for global roll-out as part of a programme building capacity for integrated primary care.

  • 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...

    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. 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...

    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.  

  • 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...

    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 Femi Sunmonu

    Health Systems Advisor
    Femi has a mix of UK clinical experience and commercial experience in Sub-Saharan Africa across clinical service delivery, strategic business initiation and health-systems strengthening. He has worked on a range of projects including with the Nigerian National Primary Healthcare Development Agency providing strategic advisory services for cross-country community healthcare initiatives. He has also led the design and implementation of sustainable community-based health insurance schemes for low-income populations in southern Nigeria with inputs spanning healthcare financing to health-systems strengthening. As a social entrepreneur, Femi operated a multi-location medical practice and created a low-cost...

    Dr Femi Sunmonu

    Health Systems Advisor

    Femi has a mix of UK clinical experience and commercial experience in Sub-Saharan Africa across clinical service delivery, strategic business initiation and health-systems strengthening. He has worked on a range of projects including with the Nigerian National Primary Healthcare Development Agency providing strategic advisory services for cross-country community healthcare initiatives. He has also led the design and implementation of sustainable community-based health insurance schemes for low-income populations in southern Nigeria with inputs spanning healthcare financing to health-systems strengthening. As a social entrepreneur, Femi operated a multi-location medical practice and created a low-cost, high quality model of primary care delivery. He is a member of Innovations in Healthcare global network where he has participated in learning exchanges with innovative healthcare organisations in Asia, Rwanda, Kenya, South America and South Africa.

  • 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.

    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 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...

    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 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...

    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 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 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 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...

    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 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...

    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 Sujit Ghosh

    Health Systems Advisor
    Sujit is a psychiatrist by training with special interest in health systems strengthening, civil society action and health equity. He has worked in international development and global health projects for over 25 years. He is an independent consultant and has carried out consultancy assignments for DFID, World Bank, DFAT and other bilateral, multilateral, private sector and INGO funded national and multi-country projects in Asia and Africa. He has extensively worked in the areas of Sexual and Reproductive health, HIV and AIDS and maternal health. He also has an advanced degree from INSEAD and Lancaster University in management studies.

    Dr Sujit Ghosh

    Health Systems Advisor

    Sujit is a psychiatrist by training with special interest in health systems strengthening, civil society action and health equity. He has worked in international development and global health projects for over 25 years. He is an independent consultant and has carried out consultancy assignments for DFID, World Bank, DFAT and other bilateral, multilateral, private sector and INGO funded national and multi-country projects in Asia and Africa. He has extensively worked in the areas of Sexual and Reproductive health, HIV and AIDS and maternal health. He also has an advanced degree from INSEAD and Lancaster University in management studies.

     

     

  • 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...

    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 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.

    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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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...

    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. 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...

    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 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...

    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 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.

    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.

  • 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...

    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.

  • 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...

    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 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...

    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 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...

    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 Paul van den Bosch

    GP/Family Medicine Physician
    Paul has spent more than 20 years as a GP in the UK. He has particular interests in palliative care and substance misuse as well as having been a trainer and appraiser. He has worked in the Solomon Islands and with MSF in Jordan. He has also worked with VSO in Zambia and in Sierra Leone in a joint RCGP/VSO project which was focused on primary care and helping to develop materials and a training programme for community staff to manage the rise of non-communicable diseases there.

    Dr Paul van den Bosch

    GP/Family Medicine Physician

    Paul has spent more than 20 years as a GP in the UK. He has particular interests in palliative care and substance misuse as well as having been a trainer and appraiser. He has worked in the Solomon Islands and with MSF in Jordan. He has also worked with VSO in Zambia and in Sierra Leone in a joint RCGP/VSO project which was focused on primary care and helping to develop materials and a training programme for community staff to manage the rise of non-communicable diseases there.

  • 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...

    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.

  • 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.

    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 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...

    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 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 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 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 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.