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PCI receives UN NCD and WHO primary healthcare award

PCI is delighted to have been selected as a recipient of the prestigious UN Interagency Task Force and the WHO Special Programme on Primary Health Care Award. The award recognises our work in technical and advocacy support to promote integrated primary healthcare across the world, by adapting NCD-related normative guidance, as well as by promoting … Read more …

PCI named as a ‘International Impact’ finalist in Social Enterprise 2022 Awards

We’re delighted to be named a finalist in the ‘International Impact’ category of the prestigious Social Enterprise UK’s 2022 Awards. This recognises the impact we are having as a social enterprise, supporting our partners to strengthen primary care globally. What is a social enterprise? Social enterprises are businesses which trade for a social or environmental … Read more …

Global Hearts paper published: decentralising NCD care in Mozambique

We’re pleased to share our co-authored paper published in the World Heart Federation Global Hearts journal. ‘Empowering Frontline Primary Healthcare Workers in a Global Health Partnership Training of Trainers Intervention to Strengthen the Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Disease in Mozambique.’ Authors: Philippa Harris, Edna Juga, Neusa Bay, Chamila Adams, Patrícia Nhatitima, Adjine Mastala, Nilza … Read more …

Caribbean community health workers managing more NCDs

As highlighted in a new publication from PAHO, NCDs account for over 80% of all deaths in the Americas, with the Caribbean countries showing the highest rates in the region. Our new project with PAHO in the eastern Caribbean region responds to one of the atricle’s recommendations: the need for community health workers to play a bigger role when it comes to NCDs.

Paper published in BMJ Global Health special edition on NCDs in humanitarian settings

We’re pleased to share our co-authored paper published in BMJ Global Health. ‘Strengthening the primary care workforce to deliver high-quality care for NCDs in refugee settings: lessons from a UNHCR partnership.’ Huge thanks to the authors: Philippa Harris, Ros Kirkland, Simon Masanja, Peter LeFeuvre, Sarah Montgomery, Éimhín Ansbro, Mike Woodman and Matt Harris. Read the … Read more …

Adapting NCD materials for humanitarian settings in the Middle East

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with the Danish Red Cross, part of the International Red Cross Federation. We will be working together over the next couple of months to support the management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) for people living in humanitarian settings in the Middle East. This project falls within the Partnering … Read more …

We’re in the 2022 ‘Top 100’ social enterprise index!

As a social enterprise we’re very proud to be included in the 2022 NatWest #SE100 Index, listing the UK’s best in social enterprises. The judges made their selection based on a range of criteria including business sustainability, innovation and social impact. You can find the full list of organisations here. We are also a registered … Read more …

Launch of the PCI Global Advisory Council

We are delighted to welcome a new network of advisors to PCI who will be providing a wealth of collective expertise, knowledge and perspectives to inform our strategic growth and development. This diverse group of people will help ensure our future relevance and impact by providing advice from their field of work and identifying opportunities … Read more …

Supporting a whole package of primary care in Syria

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with Union des Organisations de Secours et Soins Médicaux France (UOSSM France). We will be working together to improve the accessibility and quality of healthcare for people living in North-East Syria. UOSSM France is an NGO that strives to provide humanitarian and medical support to all people … Read more …