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Impacts of our Healthcare Innovation Programme

We’re delighted to share with you some of the impacts and learnings from our 5-year multi-country ‘Healthcare Innovation Programme’ (HIP).
The programme focused on strengthening primary care and tackling NCDs through partnerships with a range of partners, from grassroots NGOs to Ministries of Health.

PCI appoints Dorcas Gwata as new Chair

Primary Care International (PCI) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dorcas Gwata as Chair of the Board of Directors. Dorcas will take up this position from November 2021. Dorcas is a Clinical Mental Health Nurse Specialist, originally from Zimbabwe. She has worked widely in the UK’s NHS, and across Africa and Asia. As a … Read more …

We’re in the Top 100 social enterprise list!

As a social enterprise we’re very proud to be included on 2021’s NatWest #SE100 Index listing the UK’s best in social enterprises. You can find the full list of organisations here. We are also a registered Community Interest Company (CIC). Find out more about how we work here.

Strengthening virtual primary care across the Middle East: our new partnership with Altibbi

We’re delighted to be partnering with Altibbi to provide learning for their telehealth practitioners across the Middle East and North Africa region. Altibbi is the leading digital health platform in the region.  The platform currently facilitates around 10,000 consultations per day with carefully selected and trained doctors. Altibbi is now launching the Altibbi Academy, produced … Read more …

Our new partnership in Libya: strengthening the primary health system

We’re delighted to be working with GIZ on a new project to promote a strengthened primary health workforce in Libya. The years of conflict and instability in Libya have had severe implications on the country’s health system and health workforce.  The World Health Organisation calls its primary care system ‘debilitated’ and there has been an … Read more …

Our 2020 Annual Report – out now!

In 2020 we supported healthcare workers with digital resources in 80 countries around the world, we worked directly with our partners in 10 countries and we produced 108 hours of digital interactive learning. Find out some of the stories behind these figures in our new Annual Report 2020: a year that shone a spotlight on … Read more …

PCI joins the panel of WHO’s ‘NCD Hard talks’

Our Clinical Director, Dr Mamsallah Faal-Omisore shared experiences from our work in WHO’s ‘NCD Hard Talks’ webinar series.  With the focus on ‘Building an NCD Ready Workforce’, Mamsallah shared how PCI has supported the expansion of the breadth and depth of NCD care in a number of different settings by working with PHC health workers … Read more …