A diverse and dedicated team of practising family doctors: delivering training and support remotely and in diverse settings around the world.
Peter Le Feuvre, Clinical Director
Dr Peter LeFeuvre 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 Clinical Team Co-Lead, he advises on programme development across PCI. He leads teaching and cascade training programmes on chronic disease management and advises on NCD strategy across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Sarah Montgomery, Clinical Director
Dr Sarah Montgomery 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 Clinical Team Co-Lead, Sarah supports and advises the clinical team across the whole PCI portfolio, as well as leading a number of projects. She has special expertise advising on the building blocks of effective primary health care in resource-poor settings with a particular focus on NCD care.
Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore
Mamsallah is a GP/Family physician with special interests in health policy and works in clinical practice, health consultancy as well as medical education in Lagos, Nigeria. She previously worked as a GP principal in the UK providing primary care to a multicultural population in inner city London. She relocated to South Africa in 2008 where she pursued dual interests in infectious diseases and medical education. As a faculty presenter for the Medical Protection Society Education Services, she delivered workshops nationwide on risk management in medical practice. She is currently part of a PCI team working on NCD care in Uganda for the UNHCR.
Dr David Mazza
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 Adam Sandell
Adam works as a GP (primary care doctor) in north England. He has taught at the universities of Oxford, Newcastle and Lancaster, and internationally, and has advised a range of organisations in the UK and overseas. Adam has degrees in medicine, law, comparative social research, and physiology, and has also worked as a barrister (lawyer), focusing on health-related public and human rights law. For PCI, Adam has recently helped run UNHCR training on non-communicable diseases for healthcare staff working with refugees in Ethiopia and (in French) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. And, having delivered WHO training to doctors and nurses working in southern Syria, Adam is now leading a PCI mentoring programme for healthcare staff in Syria.
Dr Helen Bygrave
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 Steve Pratt
Steve is a GP, appraiser and educator. He has worked in UK general practice for 30 years and also holds qualifications in public health. He has worked in southern India, training community health care workers, as well as teaching evidence based medicine to specialist trainees in general practice for over 20 years. Steve leads the delivery of GP Update courses for PCI internationally. He is also currently a presenter for Red Whale. What holds all this together is a love of primary care and wanting to help colleagues deliver the best care possible for their patients through compassionate, evidenced based care as part of a team.
Dr Anbreen Slama-Chaudhry
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 Karen Bevan-Mogg
Karen has worked as a GP in East London and Specialist doctor at the Margaret Pyke Centre for Reproductive Health. Karen also holds a Diploma in Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and worked with MSF as a clinician in Uganda and Zambia. She is an expedition medic and tutors medical students for Kings College London. She holds a Post-graduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Westminster. With PCI, Karen has delivered training in NCD care to health staff in Jordan, Kenya and Somaliland for partners including the UNHCR and MSF as well as working with AMPATH in Western Kenya on an innovative multi-sectoral model of NCD care.
Dr Caroline Jones
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 Philippa Harris
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 Monique Keersmaker
Monique is a qualified tropical doctor from The Netherlands, who worked in Zimbabwe as a medical officer in a district hospital, where she had responsibility of all the clinical care and teaching nurses. She has been a GP in England since 2004, and is currently a full-time GP partner in an inner city practice in a very deprived area of the UK, where she is involved in Foundation Year 2 training and developing a clinic for homeless people. She has most recently supported PCI’s work in Lesotho, providing training on NCDs and support in leadership development.
Dr Sam Dunnet
Sam is a GP and completed her hospital jobs in New Zealand and Australia whilst studying for a Masters in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She has extensive international global health experience from Laos to Mozambique to Nepal. During this time Sam has worked in both government hospitals and primary care clinics, as well as set up community health programmes. Currently working as a GP in New Zealand, Sam has worked on training programmes in Myanmar and Rwanda with PCI.