Blogs

The importance of people-centred care in treating NCDs

Confronting the epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) requires an approach that is tailored to people, rather than diseases. Organisations that ensure such efforts are community-based and sustainable, and help people better engage with the health system have the best chances of success. Read our article on the importance of people-centred care in Foresight Global Health.

We’re fundraising to update COVID-19 guidance for healthworkers globally

We have just launched a new fundraising appeal to allow us to update our online guidance on COVID-19 for frontline primary healthcare workers in resource poor settings around the world. With your support last year we rapidly mobilised to respond to requests for guidance– and quickly shared, for free, online COVID-19 e-learning content in English, … Read more …

A recipe for disaster: COVID-19 and chronic diseases amid humanitarian crises

We know that the combination of COVID-19, chronic diseases and poverty present a global health emergency: a ‘perfect storm’. But what does this mean in places with even greater fragility, conflict and uncertainty, especially now that funding for the humanitarian sector is at risk.

Post-Covid future for nurses: focus on leadership for long-term change

Kidest Nadew and Enrique Castro-Sánchez, nurses and members of Primary Care International (PCI) Clinical Associate network, share their thoughts and experiences for International Nurses Day on what nurses globally need to thrive. COVID-19 has brought home the key role of frontline health workers and the importance of a strong and supported primary care team: and … Read more …

Bridging the gap at global forum on NCDs

The Global NCD Alliance Forum aims to convene, unite and mobilise NCD civil society. The focus of the third biennial forum was: ‘Bridging the gap’: looking to accelerate global efforts to turn policy and commitments into action for people and communities most affected. PCI’s Jane Lennon attended the event, representing the UK Working Group on … Read more …