News

Digital Partnerships for Better Health: developing innovative e-learning resources in Mexico

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with the Better Health Programme Mexico, supporting primary healthcare workers to tackle diabetes, with an initial focus on the state of Chiapas. We will be developing e-learning courses for doctors and nurses focused on detection, diagnosis and treatment/management of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), as well as multidisciplinary and … Read more …

Help us share COVID-19 guidance with healthworkers globally

We have just launched a fundraising appeal to allow us to share urgently needed new online guidance on COVID-19 with frontline primary healthcare workers in resource poor settings around the world. Rapidly mobilising to respond to requests from doctors and nurses working in already challenging settings – we are this week launching brand new COVID-19 … 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 …

PCI’s Annual Report for 2019

We are pleased to share with you our Annual Report for 2019. The report shows the diversity of projects we have worked on, as well as our impact throughout the year. We would like to acknowledge and thank all our partners, clients, advisors, colleagues and friends who have inspired and challenged us throughout 2019. We … Read more …

PCI’s new project in Namibia: supporting the MoHSS

A Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) NCD screening event in Namibia showed that the prevalence of hypertension in adults is up to 40% in some areas. This means a resulting high incidence of stroke and heart disease. PCI is pleased to be supporting the MoHSS, through our Letshego funded Healthcare Innovation Programme, to … Read more …

PCI’s Annual Report for 2018

As we come to the end of the year, we are pleased to share with you our Annual Report for 2018. With highlights from the past year, it’s a reminder of what a busy and varied year we have had, and a time to acknowledge and thank all our partners, clients, advisors, colleagues and friends … Read more …

PCI appoints Julia Beart as new CEO

Primary Care International (PCI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Beart as Chief Executive Officer from 1st December 2018. Julia is taking over from co-founder Jonathan Winter, who has led PCI from its inception as the international ‘social enterprise’ arm of medical education company Red Whale. Julia joined PCI in 2015 and, as … Read more …

Partnering for Impact: what kinds of collaboration are needed to tackle NCDs?

As Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) campaigners gear up for the 3rd UN High Level Meeting on NCDs later this month – with the highest ever turnout of global leaders expected to be in attendance – we have been challenging ourselves and our partners to make sense of the rhetoric around ‘multi-stakeholder collaboration’ and ‘multi-sector working’. In … Read more …

A new partnership for PCI in Mozambique: our role in shifting NCD care into primary care

PCI is pleased to be partnering with one of Mozambique’s most established healthcare leaders, Professor Ana Mocumbi, Head of Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Research at the Mozambique Institute for Health Education and Research. The partnership will test how strengthening primary care systems and upskilling health professionals in NCD care provision can improve outcomes for patients with … Read more …